Just Released: Supplemental Ethical Standards for School Social

Workers

The Ohio School Social Work Association is pleased to announce the release of Supplemental Ethical Standards for School Social Work Practice. This document was developed by the Midwest Council and has been endorsed by SSWAA (School Social Work Association of America). A special thank you to Nic Dibble, Education Consultant, School Social Work Services for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Midwest School Social Work Council for identifying ethical guidelines specific to school social workers. Read More 

OSSWA Brochure

OSSWA Brochure-printable

 

Midwest Council MIdwest Council 2015

The Midwest Council of School Social Workers meeting during School Social Work Week 2015 to celebrate and work! OSSWA President Nicole Stacey and President-Elect Michelle Patak were present and are actively working with the Midwest Council. The mission is ongoing: to create jobs, make those jobs more secure, and collaborate with others to make the profession of School Social Work stronger.

 

OSSWA’s ANNUAL CONFERENCE!!!

Healing With Heart 

Dr. JoNataye Prather, keynote speaker, inspiring us to take care of ourselves so we can keep doing amazing work.

Dr. JoNataye Prather, keynote speaker, inspiring us to take care of ourselves so we can keep doing amazing work.

Engaging group discussion during break out presentations.

Engaging group discussion during break out presentations.

Pet Therapy in Schools is possible. Ace stole the show and is pictured with a few of his admirers.

Pet Therapy in Schools is possible. Ace stole the show and is pictured with a few of his admirers.

2015 Awards

School Social Worker of the Year

Rachel Meffe, MSSA, LISW-S

Friend of School Social Work

Sarah Andrews, MSSA, LISW-S

Award winners biographies can be seen on the Awards page.



If you are already a member, we invite you to become more involved by becoming part of one of our committees. As a school social worker or friend of school social work, your input and experience is integral to the success of our organization and ultimately to the success of our profession. Committee service from membership greatly increases the ability of our organization to do the work necessary to improve social work services in schools.

If you are not yet a member, please consider joining and becoming part of an organization that advocates for the profession of school social work in Ohio. Exciting changes in education are happening across the state and across the nation. Become part of and help influence change by getting involved in OSSWA.