Facebook Page

Short term confusion for a long term benefit!
The Ohio School Social Work Association is switching from a facebook group to a page to better serve our members.
Please like our page at https://www.facebook.com/osswa.org/.

Ohio to host the 50th Annual Midwest Council Conference

Cleveland in October 2017!

Midwest Conference Sponsorship Letter & Form

Call for Proposals

Check back! More information will be coming out as it is available.

Congratulations Andrew Smith, NASW SW of the Year 2016!

CONGRATULATIONS to one of our own; Andrew Smith, MSW, LISW-S of the Northeast Region for being awarded NASW's Social Worker of the Year 2016!!! Great job Andrew! We at OSSWA and around the state are so proud of you!

Have you made your voice heard?

Letter to the editor requesting more SSW's to address the needs of our students. Click here.

And in Cleveland Plain Dealer here.

SSWAA's 2015-2016 Webinar Series

SSWAA is excited to announce its Webinar Series.  During the 2015-2016 school year, SSWAA is offering 5 webinars (each providing 1.5 CEUs).  In order to improve the service and allow for storage of the webinars, SSWAA has purchased a webinar platform and contracted with a University to provide CEUs.   Individual webinars are $25 for SSWAA members and $40 for non-members.  Take advantage of our Webinar Series package and purchase all 5 webinars for $100/member rate or $160/non-member rate.  What if you are unavailable at the time of the live webinar?  No worries! … you will receive a link to any webinar you purchase and will be able to access it after the webinar airs. CEUs will be available for anyone who completes the entire webinar.


Date/Time Event
Central Region: Shawshank at Mansfield Reformatory
Mansfield Reformatory, Mansfield OH

Board Meeting Q3

All Day
Annual Leadership Retreat

Board Meeting Q1

All Day
Midwest Conference


  • to advocate for the development and effective delivery of school social work services in the state of Ohio
  • to establish an maintain collaborative relationships with local, state and national educational, mental health, medical, juvenile justice, and child welfare entities
  • to facilitate the education and professional growth of school social workers
  • to study, recommend, and support legislation pertinent to the needs of students, families, and the profession of school social work