about school social work

SSWAA has compiled a number of resources to assist you in understanding the role of a school social  worker.  Please review and click on any of the following for detailed information on the topic:

What is the Role of a School Social Worker?


What is the School Social Workers' Role in Addressing Students' Mental Health Needs and Increasing Academic Achievement?


How Do School Social Workers Make a Difference?


What is the National Practice Model for School Social Work Services?


Are There National Standards for School Social Work Services?


What Are the Certification and Licensure Requirements to be a School Social Worker?


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What Are School Social Workers' Positions on Important Issues?


How Are School Social Workers Evaluated?

Public Information

Additional Evaluation Information Available to SSWAA Members


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Our Mission

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

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