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School Social Work-Special Interest Group:

A working group founded at the Society for Social Work and Research has established  a Special Interest Group (SIG) focusing on School Social Work Research. SIG Mission Statement: to advance child and adolescent well-being and  academic success through the development and dissemination of school social work research, scholarship, and practice theories. (Approved after SSWR 2007)    SSW-SIG is pleased to announce that the School Social Work Special Interest Group has a new website as of 2014!  The new site will henceforth be hosted and maintained by the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  With the SSW-SIG's permission, SSWAA and the SSW-SIG will share cross links and resources.  Check out this site for a wealth of resources for Researchers interested in School Social Work.   Click here.

Journals of Interest

The SSW-SIG has compiled a selected list of relevant school social work journals and their 5-year impact factors. You will be able to click on journal names to find out more about them, including their domains, stated objectives, and comments from site visitors.  See list of Journals.  Source:  SSW-SIG



Data Resources

Check out the NUMEROUS Data Resources available.  




Recent School Social Work Publications   by SSW-SIG Members   Source:  SSW-SIG 



Research Methods

Research Methods Resources:  SSW-SIG has compiled useful reference materials for writing and conducting research.



School Social Work Related Research Studies

To see SSWAA's list, members click here.  



Grant Opportunities

See SSWAA's list of posted Grant Opportunities.   If you learn of others, let us know.


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