resolution statements


Over the years, SSWAA has developed numerous Resolution Statements to address issues of importance to School Social Workers at the local, state and national levels.  


Click on title for Complete Statement. Please feel free to use in your own advocacy efforts!  If you are interested in developing or updating SSWAA Resolution Statements or your state already has a Resolution Statement that you would like to share, please contact us. 

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bullying prevention

Bullying Prevention (Members Only)

Help to Prevent Bullying (Members Only)


Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Teaching about Racism and the History of People of Color in the U.S. (New Post - 8/2021)

Supplemental School Social Work Ethical Standards (New Post - 6/2021)

Statement on Supporting Students, Families, and the Educational Community during the Trial of Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin (New Post - 4/2021)

Statement on Support to Asian American Pacific Islanders (New Post - 3/2021)

Statement on Telehealth (New Post - 2/2021)

Guidance for Supporting Students, Families, and Staff Post Election 

Response to Law Enforcement from a Racial Justice Lens 

Solidarity Statement with Black Lives Matter 

SSWAA Response to COVID-19 Health Crisis and the Role of School Social Workers 

Advocacy and Action Changing the Conversation Around School Social Work

Preserving Public Funds for Public Education

Charter Schools (Members Only)

Supervision of School Social Workers

School Social Work and Common Core: Aligning Practice with National Standards

A Technical Assistance Guide (Members Only)

Advocating for the Medicaid School-Based Services Program 

Advocating for the Use of the Title:  "School Social Worker"   

Effective School Staffing Model:  Teaming School Counselors, School Psychologists, and School Social Workers-- Joint Statement

Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavioral Intervention Plans (Members Only)

Definition of a Highly Qualified School Social Worker (Updated 8/2021)

NASW School Social Work Standards  

School Social Work in Host Settings 

School Social Work Training Programs

School Social Worker Staffing Needs Ratio

School Social Workers and Confidentiality 

School Social Workers and the Privacy of Minors