Martha Vargas-Rico, LCSW, PPSC

Hello I am the school social worker for SME.
I am happy to help you and your students with any social, emotional or behavioral needs.


·School-wide positive behavioral support strategies (Zones, Second Step,Character Education, Bullying Prevention, etc)

·Short-term individual and group counseling (coping skills, social skills, problem-solving, emotional literacy, etc.)

·Help accessing community resources (food, housing, services)

·Crisis intervention

·Provide support to teachers regarding classroom management

·Assist with attendance issues

·Conflict mediation/Restorative Practices

Martha Vargas-Rico

Martha Vargas School Social Worker


Office Hours M-F 8:15-3:45pm 
760-290-2430 ext 3209

During COVID-19 Closure my number is 760-542-8010