School Social Worker

Mrs. Geana Ellington

TU System Social Worker

205 Civic Center Drive

(706) 646-9331


Assists TU Students and Families, by:

  • Home-School-Community Liaison
  • Home visits and truancy intervention
  • Social-Emotional & Behavioral Assessment Direct services (individual/group therapeutic services, social and emotional learning)
  • Consultation for Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Interviews families to assess problems affecting a child's education. 
  • Works with families to alleviate family stress for the child to function more effectively in school. 

Provides Support to Thomaston-Upson School System, by:

  • Works collaboratively with all Thomaston-Upson schools to create attendance matrices and procedures that meet the district and state policy. 
  • Identifies and reports child abuse and neglect. 
  • Provides schools with information regarding substance abuse programs, teen violence, and teen pregnancy. 

Serves As A School-Community Liaison, by:

  • Obtaining and coordinating community resources to meet students' needs. 
  • Helps Thomaston-Upson schools receive support from outside social and mental health agencies to support student needs. 
  • Coordinates wrap-around services to support student needs. 
  • Serves as a member of the Upson Collaborative team, CHINS team, FINS team, and LIPT team.