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Hi Everyone! My name is Sharon Rosati and I am the School Social Worker at Red Creek Central


Welcome to my social work website!


Hi Everyone! My name is Sharon Rosati and I am the School Social Worker at Red Creek Central. I have had the pleasure of working in Red Creek since September 20013. As a social worker, I work with students on developing skills to help them cope with concerns that they may face. Individualized services may include short & long term individual counseling.  I can provide "push-in" classroom lessons to talk with an entire class about a topic of interest. Meetings and lessons with the School Social Worker can enhance self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and give students the opportunity to learn and practice positive behaviors.  Working with the School Social Worker helps students learn more about feelings, making good and safe choices, and about getting along with others.


Services are available to all students through parental, teacher or self-referral. I am also available to consult and talk with school staff and parents about various topics, and to provide resources and/or referrals if needed. Please contact me if you feel I may be able to help.


Please feel free to navigate through this website. Along the left side of the screen you will see several different links that you will hopefully find useful for your family. I would appreciate knowing if any of the links are not functioning.


Please note that I am in the office on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays this year but am available through email & voicemail every day.




Sharon Rosati LMSW, ACSW

School Social Worker

Red Creek Central School District


315.754.2070 x4256

315.332.1324 - google voice (accepts voice & text)

315.754.2077 - FAX


Below are resources in case you need or are interested (additional information is located throughout this webpage).


Mental Health supports:

Finger Lakes Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program

585-275-5151 (2-1-1/LIFE LINE)  315-462-1080 (FLCPEP Main Office)



In general parent supports:






Talking to our kids about the corona virus:








In general support number:




Food Cupboards:







Seeking Veteran and Family Member Volunteers

Hi all,
Please see the opportunity below that seeks input from veterans and/or family members of veterans to participate in a project that will result in the development of a new resource to address the burden of suicide among veterans.

Seeking Veteran and Family Member Volunteers for Interviews regarding how best to involve family and loved ones in reducing Veteran Suicide Risk and promoting Lethal Means Safety
As part of the NYS Governors Challenge to prevent suicide among service members, veterans and their families (SMVF) a workgroup of mental health professionals across New York State have come together over a shared interest in learning about ways that family members can best help their Veteran remain safe and minimize access to things that Veterans might use to harm themselves when feeling overwhelmed. We are developing several strategies to promote family involvement in reducing access to lethal means and are seeking individuals who might be interested in participating in a 1:1 interview  to better understand what families need to know, and how best to support families in taking the necessary actions to make their family environment safer.

We are aiming to develop two projects for which we seek the opinions and perspectives of three groups of family members:
1) Family member of a Veteran with firearms in the home,
2) Family member of a Veteran with a past suicide attempt using a firearm,
3) Family member of a Veteran who died by suicide.

Our first project is the development of a training module delivered directly to family members that teaches critical information about lethal means safety, focusing on gun safety and medication management. For this project, we need feedback from you regarding past experiences with your Veteran's times of crisis and lessons learned from how best to minimize risk.  We also want to seek your preferences about how best to deliver and present this information in an engaging and helpful manner to family members.

Our second project aims to develop a brief intervention to support families and loved ones begin the discussion and action planning around lethal means safety. Here we want to hear from family members and Veterans which formats they favor and how best to facilitate the negotiation around taking action to better manage suicide risk with safer storage of medications and firearms.

We will also be interviewing Veterans with involved family  to understand their perspective on how best to speak to Veterans about lethal means safety. We recognize family discussions to make the home safer, are a two-way street and want to ensure we include all viewpoints in our products. Thank you for your time and support of these critically important projects.

If you know someone you believe might be interested in supporting this work, please contact Marianne Goodman MD at email: mggoodman2001@yahoo.com or phone: 646-245-7071. We are looking to conduct these interviews from January- February 2021.
Thank you!

Dads, Stepdads, granddads group flyer Jan.-Feb. 2021

Group for dads, step dads, grandfathers, uncles, brother to talk about raising a child or adult with special needs.

You must register in advance for the following meetings:

January 7


January 21


February 4


February 18



For more information, contact Chris Brewster at cbrewster@ptopnys.org

Text 4 Caregivers

Join Text4Caregivers


Do you know about our text program Text4Caregivers?  Now more than ever, we need to care for ourselves.   Text4Caregivers is a FREE text service that distributes timely and relevant self-care and stress-management support via text messaging.

The messages come a few times a week, and are simply gentle reminders that YOU matter, YOUR needs are just as important as your family’s needs.

Resources and information on how to deal with additional stress of the coronavirus are sent as well.

 Available in English OR Spanish.





Wayne Behavioral is Offering Telehealth

Wayne Behavioral Health Network is Offering Telehealth

In anticipation of the reopening of schools, whatever that may look like, we want to make you aware of the services available at WBHN and the Wayne County Regional Open Access Center.  We are now offering in-person, telephone or video conferencing appointments for all of our services, including intakes and psychiatric services.  Our school-based satellite therapists are currently operating out of our Lyons based clinic and are accepting new referrals from both guardians and school staff.


We understand that this can be a really challenging time for students and families, and want to encourage reaching out for social emotional support.  If you are interested in scheduling an intake appointment or have questions regarding our services, contact WBHN at 315-946-5722.


WBHN and the OAC are following CDC guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety for those who visit our main clinic located at 1519 Nye Rd., Lyons.





Suzanne Catholdi LMSW

Early Recognition Specialist / Suicide Prevention Coalition

County of Wayne

Department of Mental Health

Wayne Behavioral Health Network

1519 Nye Road

Lyons, New York 14489

Phone: 315.946.5722  Fax: 315.946.5726