• Salk Elementary School Staff
    Welcome to the Social Worker's Page!

    Email Address: pdejesus@mvsc.k12.in.us
    Classroom Extension: 5443
    Inward Dial 219-650-5443
    Room Number: Social Worker's Office

    Hello.  It is a pleasure to serve as the School Social Worker at Jonas E. Salk Elementary School.  My role is very dynamic in that I can serve individual students, groups, entire classrooms, and families on a variety of issues.  My goal is to ensure that all students and their families have the tools and resources they need to thrive and meet their potential. 

    Degree / University

    B.A. Indiana University

    Masters of Social Work (M.S.W.) from Indiana University Northwest

    Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

    Licensed School Social Worker (LSSW)

    Member of National Association of Social Workers

    Member of Indiana School Social Work Association

    My Favorite Links

    Indiana 211-Resources and referrals to a local agencies on a variety of issues


     Parenting Information


    Easy to read publications on a variety of Mental Health Disorders


    Parent information on crime and safety





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    Patricia Dejesus
          School Social Worker