School Social Work Association of America

SSWAA Board Special Election:  

Are YOU Interested in Moving Into a Position of Leading the SSWAA Board?

The School Social Work Association of America continues to need the active involvement and hard work of excellent leadership as we grow as an association in serving the increasing needs of our members and affiliate states.   Here's your chance to help shape the future of SSWAA and our profession.   SSWAA will be accepting nominations for the position of President Elect  who will serve until December 31, 2014 prior to becoming President in January of 2015.  Read more.   Application Deadline:  April 21, 2014  

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.   Have a pressing question or issue?  You can now also reach us by phone at 800-588-4149800-588-4149.

Mission Statement:

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. 

Our Vision:

We envision school social work as a valued, integral part of the education of all children, connecting schools, families and communities.



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