• Ms. Diamond 

     

    Diamond Lozano-Gomez, LMSW

    Contact Information:

    Telephone: 623-932-7600 ext 5052

    Email: dlozanogomez@aguafria.org

    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:

    ● Supports and advocates for the whole child’s educational, emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing.
    ● Knowledge of family systems theory in school social work practice.
    ● Demonstrates understanding and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse populations.
    ● Complies with legal mandates/laws and ethical standards that influence professional responsibilities including but not limited to federal, state, county, and city statutes, rules, regulations, ordinances, and AFUHSD policies and procedures.
    ● Demonstrates professional knowledge and engages in ongoing professional development in accordance with the National Association of Social Work Standards and Code of Ethics.
    ● Maintains confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents, and school issues.
    ● Advocacy for students at individual education plan meetings and other student-focused meetings.
    ● Provide student crisis intervention.
    ● Co-lead TMT with a school psychologist and/or school counselor.
    ● Co-facilitate suicide prevention training for all staff groups.
    ● Part of the district-level mobile crisis team A/B.
    ● Consults regularly with school counselors and administration to provide recommendations as needed.
    ● Develop and implement coping skills and problem solving strategies.
    ● Provide one on one or group lessons related to executive functioning skills.
    ● Provide ongoing support for homeless and foster care students.
    ● Identify and support Mckinney-Vento students and connect them with available services (basic needs and school supplies). 
    ● Provide community outreach across district boundaries. 
    ● Coordinate immediate transportation with neighboring districts or private vendors.
    ● Coordinate Homeless Youth Connection meetings.
    ● Assess for mental health concerns and make appropriate referrals.
    ● Conduct home visits when appropriate.
    ● Provide case management for students and families requiring ongoing support through community resources and connections.
    ● Identify and report child abuse and neglect
    ● Assist staff on mandating reporting protocols.
    ● Collaborate with Department of Child Services on best interest determination meetings.
    ● Collaborate with outside agencies such as behavioral health, probation, or private placements.