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education welfare officer





Education welfare officers address the social and psychological well-being of students. They counsel students concerning their personal issues that affect their school behaviour, performance and social life. These issues may range from attention deficit problems, to social and personal issues such as poverty or domestic and sexual abuse. Education welfare officers also handle the communication between the students, the parents and the school.

Alternative Labels

attendance support officer

attendance welfare officer

educational institution social worker

education and family engagement officer

education engagement officer

education social worker

education welfare officer

education welfare practitioner

learning advisor

pastoral advisor

school-based social worker

school attendance officer

school based social worker

school social worker

school welfare officer

senior education welfare officer

social worker in education

social worker in education institutions

social worker in schools

specialist school social worker

wellfare officer (education)

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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