School Social Work Association of America

16th National School Social Work Conference

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 (8:00 AM) - Saturday, March 23, 2013 (5:00 PM)

School Social Workers: Making a Difference in Schools, Homes, & Communities

Don't miss this opportunity to learn new strategies and add to your skill sets on topics specific to the needs of School Social Workers.


March 20 - 23, 2013

16th National School Social Work Conferencesm Newsletter

Many thanks to Daniel McCarthy for creating our 16th National School Social Work Conferencesm  Newsletter providing pictures and news from the conference as well as Board activities in San Diego.  Numerous opportunities were provided to network, share experiences, and learn from each other. Armed with new strategies, insights, research based findings, materials, curriculums and resources; school social workers returned to their schools re-energized to address the many barriers to students’ learning.   Click here to check out the details.    If you weren’t able to join us, don’t miss out next year. Mark your calendar and start saving your pennies for SSWAA's 20th Anniversary Conference in Chicago, March 19 - 22, 2014. 

The annual SSWAA Conference is the only national conference devoted exclusively to the School Social Work profession!

2013 Conference Newsletter

Click here for the 16th National School Social Work Conference Newsletter written by Daniel McCarthy, Western Region Representative. 


2013 Conference Handouts.    You must be logged in as a member.    Please note:  Handouts will be posted as they are made available by the presenters.  Please check back for updated postings.

Conference Brochure

To view complete information regarding Keynote Presenters, Workshops, and the Conference download the Conference Brochure here.   You can also download the Conference at a Glance as a snapshot of the conference sessions and schedule. 

Having Trouble Convincing Your Supervisor or District?

We have compiled some strategies to assist you.  See Complete Details including Ten Points to Help Convince Your Supervisor,  strategies if your district does not want you to "leave the building",  lists of workshops by topic,   and Conference Justification Letter that can be adapted to your district.     

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations MUST be in writing.  Written requests postmarked before February 25, 2013 will be refunded minus a 25% administrative fee.  There will be no refunds after February 25, 2013.

Exhibit, Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Click here for information about this year's exhibitors and participants.  Visit our Exhibitor/Sponsor/Advertiser page for complete details on ways to participate.

Schedule of Events

Download Schedule of Events.

Call for Workshop Proposals & Poster Sessions

Proposal deadlines were September 15, 2012 and October 1, 2012. Please consider submitting next year.


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P. O. Box 1086; Sumner, WA 98390 - Contact Us  or Call Us at 800-588-4149
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