Role of a School Social Worker

August Podcast

Dr. Shanel Bishop from Indiana Wesleyan Univ. joins the podcast to discuss the role of a school social worker from a macro perspective.

Helping children cope with grief

November Podcast

Another important podcast collaboration with SSWAA. One of the most difficult tasks as a School Social Worker is helping children cope with grief. It is difficult, personal and vital. Heather Alden joins the podcast to discuss how school social workers can help students as they grieve. She gives insights and practice examples to help social workers understand the process.

Race & Ethnic Disproportionality

September Podcast

A conversation about Race & Ethnic Disproportionality with National School Social Work Expert Dr. Kari Smith who also shares the serious impact that it has  across this nation today.

Trauma Informed

October Podcast

SSWAA's National Campaign Representative Dr. Eileen Dombo works with many organizations to address the issues of vicarious trauma, creating trauma informed services, and Trauma treatment to sexual abuse survivors.


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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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