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Effective October 1, 2010, the School Social Work Association of America provides $250,000 in professional liablity and employment liability lawsuits insurance from the  Forrest T. Jones & Company.   to all active employed members (as defined by SSWAA bylaws) who meet the plan's eligibility requirements.

*   In-dues plan covers you for claims that occur, and result in reported claims, during the policy period or after the retroactive coverage date.

*   Defense costs are paid in addition to the limit of liability for legal actions arising from a professional liability claim.

This insurance benefit extends to full members, associate members, student members and part time school social workers.    If you are a W-2 employee you are eligible.  Coverage does not include self-employed personnel.  Retired and International members  are also not eligible for this coverage.     Coverage is in force as long as your SSWAA membership is active and current.  If your membership expires, your coverage expires at that same time. 

Upgrade to $1,000,000 Coverage

For only $25 more annually, you can choose to upgrade your total liability protection to $1,000,000 which adds valuable job protection benefits.

*  Upgrade adds Job Protection Benefits - legal support if you are subject to a job action such as termination, suspension, reassignment or demotion.

Click here,  for more details and to Upgrade!    Go to left column "Association Members".  Enter "Education", scroll down the next drop down until you get to School Social Work Association of America" and then put in your zip code.  Hit "Go".    On the next page, click SSWAA In-Dues Professional Liability Plan to get more information about your Plan as well as the link to "Upgrade Now". 

How Do SSWAA Dues Including Liability Insurance Compare to Other Associations? (NASW, NASP, ASCA,NASN..)

Click here to see graph of Dues as well as Professional Liability Insurance coverage.  You may be surprised!

Need Proof of Insurance Form? 

If you need a Proof of Insurance Form, please send a message to:

Interested in Other Insurance Products? 

Additional insurance products are available through the brokerage. Any questions that SSWAA members might have about specifics of your coverage should be addressed to:

Michael Williams, Association Sales Director
Forrest T. Jones & Company
1760 Reston Parkway, Suite 303
Reston, VA 20190-3303
703-318-7554 (fax)
703-318-8189 (Office)

Health Insurance Information

SSWAA members have asked if SSWAA can provide a Health Insurance option for School Social Workers. The coverage available in this section is not provided by SSWAA but is made available through a broker who provides this coverage to our members and their families. The link below will take you to their website where you can review the program and get more information. All questions regarding this coverage and the policies they provide should be directed to the brokerage.


Click here to find out more!  

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