Mr. Leo Ospina, MSW, LCSW
My name is Leo Ospina. I am the School Social Worker for the Franklin Child Study Team. My duties as a School Social Worker are as follows:
- Assess the needs of students referred to the Child Study Team to determine if they are eligible for special education.
- Consult with instructional staff to assist them in providing strategies for student educational, social, behavioral, and personal growth.
- Monitor classified student's performance and coordinating related educational services and/or social work services as needed.
- Provide therapeutic counseling to student's experiencing emotional and behavioral difficulties in the classroom.
I have a comprehensive background in social work, mental health, child welfare, and education. I received a Bachelors in Social Work from Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ, in 2006 and a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, in 2009.
Overall, my goal as a School Social Worker on the Child Study Team is to serve you and your child as liaison between home/school and educational resources available to you and your child. Through collaboration as a team, we can motivate, encourage, and make your child’s school year a positive and wonderful learning experience.
Please feel free to contact me at 201-974-2241 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If I am not in the office, please leave a voice message and I will return your call. You can also contact me at my school email address firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss questions or concerns that you may have about your child’s Individualized Education Program. I look forward to working with you. I thank you for your time, involvement, and support.
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North Bergen Library
Bergenline Main Branch
8411 Bergenline Avenue
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Phone: (201) 869-4715
Hours:Mon-Thurs Fri-Sat: 9am-5pm and Sunday: Closed
2123 Kennedy Boulevard
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Phone: (201) 869-4715 ext.6
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North Bergen, New Jersey
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