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School Social Work Association of America
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National Conference in San Diego
March 20 - 23, 2013

Workshops Using Evidence Based/Informed Practices

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) speak to the need throughout of the importance of using Evidence-based practices. As Mental Health Professionals working in schools, it is particularly important that School Social Workers stay current regarding evidence based/informed practices particularly for use in schools. The National School Social Work Conferencesm provides numerous opportunities to improve your skill sets and add to your portfolio of evidence based practices as noted in NCLB and IDEA. Please feel free to use this list when presenting to your supervisor the importance of attending this conference.

Workshop sessions addressing Evidence Based/Informed Practices include:

Pre A “Olweus Bullying Prevention”
Pre D “Interventions for School Refusal”

A4 “Therapeutic Program Model: What Works & Why”
A9 “Evidence Based Practice in Treating Trauma in Schools”
A10 “SSWs as PBIS Champion & District Change Agent”

B15 “Professional Learning Communities and School Social Work Data Collection”
B18 & C28 “Strategies to Develop and Use Data to Build a System of Student Supports”
B20 & C30 “The Changing Role of School Social Work within RtI/PBS and the Use of Data”

C21 “PBIS & Bullying Prevention”
C25 “UCLA's Comprehensive System of Learning Supports”

D33 “Using Strategies to Create Powerful Learning Environments”
D40 “Using EBP to Assist Diverse Families with Parenting”

E43. “The Impact of Homelessness on Academic Outcomes: Strategies for Understanding and Serving this Population”
E45. “What’s Love Got to Do With It”
E46. “Engaging At Risk Students and Families in Alternative Education”

F52. “Legislative Mandates: SEL, RtI and Common Core (CCLS): Opportunities to Expand the Visibility of School Social Work Practice”
F56. “Working Toward a Response to Intervention Model for School Absenteeism”
F57. “Social Skills Stars Program: A Model for Preschool Age Children”

G65. “Teacher Consultation Regarding Trauma Exposed Youth: Utilizing Principles of Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Brief Therapy”
G67 “The Relaxation Response: EBP for Assisting Anxious or Angry Children and Adolescents”
G68 “Strategies to Change School Culture in Addressing Student Discipline”
G69. “Pienselo: Think About It: Talking with Teens About Pregnancy and STI Prevention”

G70 “An Evidence Based Early Intervention Program for Kindergartners”

Keynote Speakers include:    Dr. Michael Pritchard, Heartland Media “T.E.A.M. Together, Everyone and Anyone Matters”.   Michael teaches that collaboration and connectivity are the soul of building community. Michael will incorporate humor in addressing such issues as frustration, anger, active listening, conflict resolution, fighting indifference and apathy, bouncing back from burnout, and reclaiming our dedication.  Dr. Marleen Wong, University of Southern California "Trauma Informed Schools: The Role of School Social Work".  Dr. Wong has been recognized by the White House as one of the "pre-eminent experts in school crisis and [trauma] recovery". She has developed mental health recovery programs and crisis and disaster training for school districts and law enforcement in the United States, Canada, Israel and Asia for the past 30 years.  Myrna Mandlawitz, Esq., Director of Governmental Relations, School Social Work Association of America “ A School Social Worker, A Representative, and a Senator Walk into a School:…Don’t Let the Joke Be on Us!”.  Learn the latest from Washington, D.C. and School Social Work advocacy efforts! 

To view complete brochure information on this topic and more, please visit our website at:

Download this PDF file on Workshops Using Evidence Based Practices

Download the PDF file on "Ethics & Important Topics for School Social Workers"

Download the  PDF File on Mental Health Topics

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