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Social Worker

USD 240 Social Worker - Updates coming soon

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Mrs. Vancoevern
cvancoevern@usd240.org
785-488-3321 * 785-283-4774
Bennington and Tescott Schools

Get to know our Social Worker

My name is Crystal VanCoevern, LMSW and I am privileged to say that I began my work with USD 240 during the 2014-15 school year as a student intern under the supervision of Rosemary Neaderhiser, LSCSW.   For my undergraduate education, I attended Kansas Wesleyan University majoring in Counseling Addictions and Human Services. Upon graduation in 2007 I began work as a juvenile case manager with Central Kansas Mental Health Center. During my journey I have met many amazing individuals who ultimately helped to guide me within my career endeavors.  I applied and was accepted to the Social Work Masters Program at Wichita State University in 2013.  After graduating with my Master’s Degree in 2015, I began my official work as a “School Social Worker” here at USD 240 Twin Valley Unified Schools.   

Currently, I live in Bennington Kansas with my husband- Tyler VanCoevern and children- Jay VanCoevern (16), Nathan VanCoevern (6), and Kyzer VanCoevern (1).  These boys keep me very busy, and I love every minute of it.  I am very passionate for my family and my work.  I aspire to do more and be more everyday in the most positive way possible.  To say that I am grateful to work with the staff and students here would be an understatement.  For this, I thank you- and look forward to everyday and opportunity I have to work with and amongst you. 

Services Provided

  • Providing Crisis Intervention (counseling)
  • Assisting in developing positive behavioral strategies to increase academic success
  • Assisting with conflict resolution, peer mediation and anger management
  • Helping students develop appropriate social interaction skills
  • Assisting the child in understanding and accepting self and others
  • Assisting parents in accessing and utilizing school and community resources
  • Acting as a liaison between home-school and community
  • Acting as the SIT (Student Improvement Team) Facilitator
  • Providing support for student transitions

Programs

  • Group Sponsor of TRUCE, SAFE and Mentor Magic/Tescott Helping Hands
  • Individual Counseling Services
  • SIT Facilitator
  • Home-School-Community Liaison (serving on the 28th District Community Corrections Advisory Board; Ottawa County Community Connections & Ottawa County LEPC Advisory Board)
  • Food 4 Kids Coordinator
  • Collaborates with Administration on Prevention Efforts

Hours and Locations

Bennington: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month: 

(785) 488-3321 ext 254

Tescott: Thursday and every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month:

(785) 283-4774 ext 325