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Student Support Services

Welcome back for a wonderful school year here at Akins! I am excited to be your Social Worker and wanted to update you all on Student Support Services (SSS) activities.

We have amazing interns from the  UT- School of Social Work that intern here as a part of their Master's program. They will be here throughout the school year and on various days throughout the week. Please make them feel welcome when you see them on campus.

This semester, SSS will be offering groups for our students on the following topics:

  • Emotions Management Group [focusing primarily on coping with feelings of depression and/or anxiety]
  • Anger Management Group
  • Grief and Loss Group
  • Pregnancy and Parenting Groups
  • Healthy Relationships Group
  • LGBTQ Support Group
  • Girls Empowerment Group [Girls-only group for girl-related topics]


Outside agencies will also provide groups in the following areas:

  • Expect Respect – separate groups for boys and girls (Safe Place)
  • Con mi Madre - College readiness program

Soon Clothing Resources will be available, please call me if your student is in need!

I am so looking forward to working with you,

Colleen Arnold

Social Worker

Student Support Services

Akins High School

(512) 841-9878


If you would like to fill out a form to have us introduce ourselves or offer services, please use the following link: