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Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

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What is a Wraparound Resource Specialist WRS

What is a Wraparound Resource Specialist (WRS)?​

  • Wraparound Resource Specialists (WRSs) are bachelor or master's degree licensed professional Social Workers through the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and adhere to the National Association of Social Workers' (NASW) Code of Ethics.​
  • WRSs are an integral link between school, home, and community in helping students achieve academic success.​
  • WRSs explore internal and external partnership options to support our students and families with mental health intervention, crisis management, and support services.​
  • WRSs enhance social functioning, self-determination, collective responsibility, and an overall well-being.​

WRSs Responsibilities and Resources​

WRSs connect students and families to resources to support their basic needs and social emotional well-being.

Community and Social Services

  • Utility Assistance 
  • Food Bank
  • Salvation Army
  • Nuestra Clinica Del Valle 
  • Hope Clinic

Legal and Safety Services

  • Mujeres Unidas
  • Immigration
  • Protective Services
  • Medicare, Medicaid
  • Texas Rural Legal Aid

Counseling Services 

  • Tropical Texas Behavioral Health
  • South Texas Behavioral
  • Hope Clinic
  • Palmer Drug Abuse

Recreational Services

  • City Parks & Recreation
  • After School Activities

Cultural and Spiritual Services

  • Local Churches