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

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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 developmentment.

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Recent News

SSWAA Delegate Assembly

Representing Ohio at the School Social Work Association of America Delegate Assembly President Rachel Meffe is in the back left among delegates from a total of 26 states across the...

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NASW Legislative Update

Legislative Activities The U.S. Senate introduced their Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. NASW issued an Action Alert about the bill.   NASW June 2017 Legislative...

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Action Alert: Health Care

Hello friends: We have an update. Current best understanding is that: 1) the bill went to CBO on Friday (6/16) although additional details will be hashed out this week, 2) the bill outline has been shared, a section by section will be shared tomorrow, and then text...

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
09/23/2017
10:00am-4:00pm
Q1 Board Meeting
Columbus Library- Parsons Branch, Colmbus OH

10/12/2017-10/13/2017
All Day
Midwest Conference
Wyndham Cleveland, Cleveland OH

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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