Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who are impacted by Tragedy and Natural Disasters. For specific ideas to assist schools regarding the disaster in the Philippines, see "Schools Respond to Philippines' Disaster" provided with permission from the UCLA School Mental Health Project. Check out the numerous other resources that SSWAA has compiled for your use in times of tragedy and crisis.
School Social Work Association of America
School Social Work is one of the most dynamic practice specialties within the field of social work. Your day is filled with many unique challenges that require specialized skills, knowledge, flexibility, persistence and creativity. As you review our web site, you will be thrilled at the educational value, number and variety of practice resources and professional links available to help you do your best possible job as a School Social Worker. The SSWAA Board of Directors welcomes you in promoting the profession of school social work as we improve social and emotional and academic outcomes for all students. Resources include continuing education opportunities, membership benefits, professional resources and information about advocacy that will serve as a resource for promoting the profession on the local, state and national levels.
You have invested considerable time and energy developing your professional skills as well as advocating on behalf of children, families and schools. If you have not done so already, we invite you to protect that investment and commitment by joining SSWAA today! If you are already a member, thank you for your support and be sure to update your profile!
Please feel free to contact us if there is anything we can do to support you or your state association.
The School Social Work Association of America empowers school social workers and promotes the profession to enhance the social-emotional growth and academic outcomes of all students.
We envision school social work as a valued, integral part of the education of all children, connecting schools, families and communities.