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HBW Grant Will Fund Extra Social Worker

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In the fall, students at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School will benefit from the expertise of an additional social worker, thanks to a grant from the Mountainside Health Foundation and Principal Yvette McNeal, who applied for the grant. The grant will provide funds for a social worker from Mountainside Hospital to offer small-group counseling and workshops and training for students and faculty on teen issues, according to Superintendent Charles Sampson at a recent Board of Education meeting.

The foundation, formerly known as the Mountainside Hospital Foundation, is a charitable group that supports health and wellness programs in Montclair and surrounding communities.

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Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langanhttps://myveronanj.com
Julia Martin Langan moved to Verona in 1989. A long-time journalist, she has been on the staff of Money, Sports Illustrated, Bride’s and Redbook magazines. Her articles on health and parenting appear in a variety of national publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Parents, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, Self and Family Circle. She and her husband Greg have three school-aged children, and are members of Our Lady of the Lake Church. You can reach Julia at [email protected]

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