Eric Smedema, LMSW
District Intervention Specialist
Bowie High School Network
Eric Smedema graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington’s Graduate School of Social Work in 1992 and has been working in the field of social work since that time. Mr. Smedema worked for Child Protective Services and the Juvenile Probation Department before coming to the Arlington Independent School District in 1998.
Mr. Smedema serves as the district’s Intervention Specialist for:
Bowie High School
Barnett Junior High
Workman Junior High (7th grade)
Intervention services provided include prevention presentations, substance abuse screenings, referrals to treatment programs, intervention counseling, parent meetings, and staff trainings. Mr. Smedema can be contacted at the number and e-mail address listed above to schedule a time to provide services. His general schedule will include high school visits on Wednesday and Friday, junior high visits on Monday and Tuesday, and elementary school visits on Thursday.