REACH YOUR PEAK!!
Join us for our Annual Leadership Retreat!
Thursday, July 30 & Friday, July 31
Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH
Register through the Calendar page!
In OSSWA’s advocacy work for SSW’s in Ohio funding continues to be a question.Please complete this 2 minute survey regarding funding options. Any and all information you can provide is helpful!
Just Released: Supplemental Ethical Standards for School Social
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
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
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.