SSWAA Supports School Social Workers
The School Social Work Association of America is a membership organization empowering school social workers and promoting the profession of school social work.
News & Updates
SSWAA - National overview of education censorship
Education censorship is defined as any constraints on curricula, training, or teaching parameters imposed by legislators or identity-based exclusionary policies. Beginning with race and diversity curricula legislation (anti-Critical Race Theory), censorship has evolved to impact K-12 schools, curricula, and youth rights. This brief spans the scope and prevalence of education censorship – concluding with practice strategies and resources.
SSWAA- Statement for our Jewish and Palestinian School Social Workers
As we witness the extensive news coverage of the ongoing events resulting from the Israel-Hamas War, our hearts are heavy as we grapple with the devastation and loss of innocent lives. SSWAA extends it's deepest condolences to our colleagues in Israel and Palestine.
SSWAA - a public health approach to school safety and violence prevention
While SSWAA acknowledges the 2nd Amendment right of individual citizens to keep and bear arms, it also asserts that there are some common sense ways to improve school safety and the right of our youngest citizens to possess the most basic of all human rights – the right to life.
SSWAA - best practices in supporting and addressing the needs of students who experience grief
School social workers often take the lead in coordinating the school’s grief response, which includes working collaboratively with administrators and other school personnel. School social workers are the vital link between the school, home, and community.