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What Does SSWAA Do For You?

  

 

 

 

SSWAA Membership Card

SSWAA Membership Cards are now available for all active members. To view and print your SSWAA Membership card, log in to your SSWAA Member account here. Once you have logged in, click on the "Profile" menu option. If any of your information needs to be updated or if you would like to add more to your profile, click the blue "Edit Profile". 

Professional Liability Insurance  (Malpractice Insurance)

  • SSWAA members receive $250,000 Professional Liability Insurance from Forrest T. Jones & Company

  • For an additional $25, SSWAA members can upgrade to $1,000,000 of Professional Liability Insurance which includes Job Protection Benefits. Check out the details

    • Optional Health Insurance plans are also available.

 

Professional Advocacy & Public Policy Development

  • Employs a Government Relations Director to lobby on our behalf.

  • Provides professional advocacy and training at the national level.

  • Provides an active voice in the development of public policy.

  • Participates in numerous national collaborations to influence national policy and legislation. See Advocacy and Legislation Section for all the work being done on behalf of School Social Workers and the people we serve.

  • Provides advocacy and support at national, regional and state levels.

 

Electronic News Briefs

  • Bi-Weekly “E-Bell”    (electronic newsletters with the latest SSWAA activities as well as information and resources for School Social Workers) distributed electronically as well as "E-Blasts" providing News Flashes.   Be sure to consider putting your personal email as your primary contact so that you don't miss out during breaks and the summer.   

 

Website

  • Full access to SSWAA’s website including:

    • Usable practice tools, evidence-based practices, research findings, position papers, and resolutions to assist you in your daily tasks.

    • Promotional products designed to educate school boards, school administrators, and other professionals about school social workers' skills, function, and role on the school team.

    • Articles, resources and valuable links relative to practitioner issues.Usable practice tools, evidence-based practices, position papers, and resolutions to assist you in your daily tasks.

 

Research

  • Continues to actively support and promote School Social Work Research. 

 

Member Discounts

  • Reduced Dues

    • Discounted SSWAA Membership if your state is an Affiliate State with SSWAA. (**If you are a member of your state school social work association and if your state is a SSWAA Affilliate State, you can save $25 on your SSWAA membership.)

  • Annual Conference

  • Publication Discounts:

 

Get further details for membership discounts on our  Publication's Page.

 

Technical Assistance

 

Support to States

  • Provides support to state associations.

  • Developed the opportunity for formal State Affiliations with state school social work associations.

  • Members of State Affiliate state associations receive discounted SSWAA membership dues. (**If you are a member of your state school social work association and if your state is a SSWAA Affilliate State, you can save $25 on your SSWAA membership.)

  • A Delegate Assembly of Affiliate States was established so that states can provide a voice to SSWAA in decision making as well as assist in developing and furthering the vision of the School Social Work Association of America. 

  • Provides a venue for state associations to establish an independent account to collect their membership dues on line by credit card.    

 

Questions?

Please feel free to contact us if there is anything we can do to support you or your state association.

  

Contact

P.O. Box 3068  

London, KY 40743

contactus@sswaa.org

conference@sswaa.org

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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