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Mrs. Beland is the school social worker for the Lincoln Elementary School. She started her career in social work beginning in 2003. She has a great deal of experience working with and serving the students and families of Lowell and helping them to access the resources they need. Mrs. Beland has her MSW and her LICSW and worked at the Lowell Community Charter Public School prior to joining the Lincoln School Family in 2012. Mrs. Beland describes her job as fulfilling the following needs of students and families: supporting students when they are experiencing overwhelming emotions; helping students to resolve conflict; ensuring students and their families are safe and well; connecting students and families to the appropriate resources needed; and teaching students on an individual, small group, or classroom level about skills that will help them as they face social, emotional, or behavioral struggles.