student membership

Student Membership Discount: 

SSWAA would like to offer students SSWAA Membership for only $40! With your new Student SSWAA membership, you will be able to enjoy full membership benefits for one year regardless of your employment status.    

Worried about Liability as a new practitioner?

Your SSWAA membership provides Professional Liability Insurance in the amount of $250,000 with an option to purchase additional coverage.   

Looking for resources in your new position?

The SSWAA Website provides an abundance of resources and links that you will have complete access to including handouts from past conferences (once you are a member).  Take time and explore all the practice tools, evidence based practices, The new National School Social Work Model, and much more.

Want to stay up to date on School Social Work?

Receive SSWAA's  Bi-Weekly “E-Bell”  distributed as well as "E-Blasts" providing SSWAA Activity and Legislative Updates,  Resources for School Social Workers, News Items, Grant Opportunities, and much more.

These are only a sample of the many benefits you will enjoy as a SSWAA member.    For more details regarding these and other Membership Benefits, click here. 


After you graduate...

For individuals who are new to the field of School Social Work, SSWAA has extended a one-year discount!  In order to qualify, an individual must be a recent graduate in school social work (graduated after September 1, 2016).  In order to receive this discount, individuals will need to do the following:

  • Register as an AFFILIATE MEMBER (if you are part of your state organization) or register as a FULL MEMBER (if you are in a state without an association or are not a member of your state association).  Your invoice will show the rate of $100 for an Affiliate Member or $125 for a Full Member.

  • Select the BILL ME option and do not pay your membership fee at this time.

  • Email to apply for the “New Professional” Rate and attach a scanned copy of your diploma showing your degree and graduation date.  *Please include the name used to register for SSWAA membership.

  • SSWAA will adjust your invoice for you to a one year rate of $50 and will forward an invoice to you for payment.


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London, KY 40743

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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