Diamond Lozano-Gomez, LMSW
Book Appointment: https://www.picktime.com/JAGUARsocialworker
Telephone: 623-932-7600 ext 5052
If this is a mental health emergency, please contact one of the following:
Maricopa County Crisis Response Line: 602-222-9444
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
AZ Teen Lifeline: 602-248-TEEN (8336)
School Social Work Services:
- Provide emergency or crisis intervention.
- Identify and report child abuse or neglect. Assist staff in reporting if
- Provide direct/indirect services to students, parents, staff & community.
- Assess students with mental health concerns.
- Provide direct support to staff regarding student mental health.
- Identify homeless students & connect them to available services.
- Provide on-going support for foster care students & coordinate with
- Conduct home visits when appropriate to assess student safety.
- Develop intervention strategies to increase academic success.
- Assist parents in accessing & utilizing school and community resources.
- Obtain & coordinate community resources to meet students’ needs.
- Assist school district to receive adequate support from social and mental
health agencies (collaborate with Touchstone BH on campus)
- Refer students & parents to outside agencies, as needed or requested.
- Provide case management for students & families requiring multiple
- Participate or consult in special education assessment meetings &
behavioral health meetings as requested (IEP, 504, TAT, CFT).
- Participate in threat management team.
Tips for parents of high school students:
- Be aware of any shifts in mood, eating patterns, academic
performance, peer groups, and body presentation.
- Regularly communicate your love and support, and
encourage your child to discuss with you anything that might
be troubling them.
- Encourage your child to create a vision board that outlines
his/her goals, aspirations, dreams, and plans.
- Encourage them to develop organizational tools for school
work and for vision board goals.
- Encourage your child to develop positive relationships with
peers outside of their core peer group.
- Maintain open communication and dialogue free of bias and
judgment with your child about current events. Gauge their
understanding and perception of the plight of others.
- Explore with your child their use of social media. Discuss the
advantages and disadvantages of an active social media
presence as an adolescent.
- Encourage your child to become involved in school clubs,
organizations, athletic teams, and community service
- Clearly define your expectations of academic engagement
and performance throughout the school year. Help your child
to understand and follow school rules and policies.
- Communicate regularly with your child’s teachers. Be an
active partner with the school community.
- Teach your child to assemble their “village” of people who
support and encourage their success. These individuals may
be peers, family members, neighbors, church members, and
past or current teachers.