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SSWAA Members: It's time to make your voice heard! The SSWAA Board Election is underway, and we invite each and every member to actively participate in shaping the future of our organization. Voting ends November 28 at midnight CT.

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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.

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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. 

Privacy of Minors in Ethical Decision Making

The purpose of this paper is to provide general principles for and recommendations to guide practice by school social workers.

sswaa - school safety: bullying prevention and intervention 

The School Social Work Association of America is intent on stemming the tide of bullying behaviors in schools throughout the United States. 

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.

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