Welcome to the Hamilton High School Social Worker Webpage
The mission of the School Social Worker is to provide services to our students, families and school personnel to promote and support our students’ academic and social/emotional success. We help our students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens, and strive to strengthen their relationships within the home, the school and the community.
Rajani Rastogi, LMSW
Contact Number: 480-883-5182
Emergency Contact Numbers
24 hour Crisis line: 602-222-9444
EMPACT (Mobile Crisis Team): 1-866-205-5229
Teen Lifeline (24 Hour Hotline): 602-248-8336
Child Protective Services: 1-888-764-2445
Community Information and Referral: 1-877-211-8661
Student Support Groups:
Grief - Support and developing strategies are discussed to students that are dealing with any type of loss and/or grief.
Anger Management – Support and coping methods are offered to students that are struggling with managing their anger.
Substance Abuse– Support and resources are offered to those students struggling with past or present substance abuse issues.
Anxiety/Depression– Support and cognitive behavioral strategies are offered to those students struggling with debilitating stress, anxiety and depression.
Counseling is provided for students individually, as a group or with their families as needed.
Student Educational Series - presentations by professional speakers in the community held twice monthly at Hamilton High School during 7th period in the Hamilton Library Program Room. These presentations are to educate students on various topics and to develop life skills. All students are welcome to attend. No registration required.
Parent Educational Series - presentations by professional speakers in the community held twice monthly at Hamilton High School in the evenings from 6:30-8pm. These presentations are informal discussions that will provide support to parents in a comfortable setting where they can receive education, resources and advice from community professionals and from the Hamilton high school social worker.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Social Media Series: (Part 1) "Teen Brain Development"