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!
Michelle Alvarez, SSWAA President