SSWAA national award nominations

NOMINATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2020

SSWAA is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the following awards:  Gary Lee Shaffer Award, Legislator of the Year, Randy Fisher Career Achievement Award and School Social Worker of the Year.   

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Post election update

The election is over (mostly) and now it is time to look ahead and see what comes next. The Lobbyit team has put together a short document that summarizes the current state of play based on the election results. Though control of the Senate remains to be seen the biggest factor that will impact SSWAA members is likely to be whom is selected to run the Department. Lobbyit will provide additional updates as soon as we know more.

SSwaa National Award nominations now open - apply by dec. 1, 2020

The School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the following awards:  Gary Lee Shaffer Award, Legislator of the Year, National Book Award, Randy Fisher Career Achievement Award and School Social Worker of the Year.   

SSwaa's Statement regarding breonna taylor and black lives matter movement

SSWAA stands with the family of Breonna Taylor and the Black Lives Matter movement demanding justice.  SSWAA is committed in our fight to dismantle systemic inequities and racial injustices impacting communities of color...May we unite together in our perseverance to be transformational leaders in our advocacy efforts for social justice and equity.

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Creating a dedicated resource center was the logical next step to improving the impact of their organization “School social workers had nowhere to go to search for or share best practices, resources, or tools that we deem helpful, that’s why creating a dedicated platform was a challenging, yet necessary, undertaking for us”, shared Michelle Alvarez, Board President.

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December 1, 2020

sswaa national award nomination deadline

december 10, 2020

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webinar: tips for school social workers on supporting lgbtq students in e-learning environments

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2021 national school social work conference - virtual conference

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The School Social Work Association of America empowers school social workers and promotes the profession to enhance the social and emotional growth and academic outcomes of all students nationally and globally.

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