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Jennifer Benford

School Social Worker

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Jennifer Benford is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and TBRI Practitioner with 27 years of Social Work experience. She is a “Double-Dawg,” after earning her MSW and PhD degrees in Social Work at UGA.

Throughout her six years of employment with BCSS, her areas of focus include increasing awareness of the impact of trauma on learning and behavior, building a trauma sensitive community, increasing student access to behavioral health services, and reducing the incidence of youth suicide.

Jennifer is also a part-time instructor at the School of Social Work at UGA and serves on the Board of Directors for the Peace Place. Her favorite thing about working at Barrow County School System is the opportunity to collaborate with each school and community resources to help identify solutions for children and families.

Preferred Pronouns: She, Her, Hers 

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