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What we do.

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Advocacy

We advocate for the development and effective delivery of school social work services in the state of Ohio.

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Build Relationships

We establish an maintain collaborative relationships with local, state and national educational, mental health, medical, juvenile justice, and child welfare entities.

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Professional Development

We facilitate the education and professional growth of school social workers.

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Support Legislation

We study, recommend, and support legislation pertinent to the needs of students, families, and the profession of school social work.

Why we do it.

School Social Workers are the vital link between the home, school, and community. Our services to students, families and school personnel promote and support students’ academic, social, emotional and behavioral success. We strive to protect and strengthen this work through advocacy, building relationships, and offering high-quality professional development.

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Recent News

21st National SSWAA Conference – Registration NOW OPEN

Registration for the 21st National SSWAA Conference is NOW OPEN!  The annual SSWAA Conference is the only national conference devoted exclusively to the School Social Work profession! This year’s conference will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Mark your...

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SSWAA Membership Drive

During our membership drive in the months of September and October, professionals who join or renew their membership with SSWAA will be able to take advantage of some special opportunities. Membership T-shirt available for $10 during drive ($20 later) New Member...

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Children’s Mental Health Bill Introduced

Representative Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), joined by Representative Grace Napolitano (D-CA), has introduced the CHIP Mental Health Parity Act  (H.R. 3192) to make mental health services available to all beneficiaries of the Children’s Health Insurance Program...

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
01/27/2018
10:00am-4:00pm
Q2 Board Meeting

03/15/2018
5:00pm-9:00pm
Q3 Board Meeting
Hyatt Regency Columbus, Columbus OH

06/14/2018-06/15/2018
12:00am
Annual Board Retreat

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