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SSWAA Newsletter & EBells: 

For copies of SSWAA's recent and archived Newsletters and EBells.

Media Tips & Guidelines:

How to Get Publicity for School Social Work 

Tip Sheet:  Strategies for Working with the Media  developed by SAMHSA

Recommendations for Reporting Suicides     Equips media with practical recommendations for covering suicide in ways that can change public perceptions and correct myths. Offers tips to avoid misinformation and offer hope while reporting and lists the warning signs of suicide. SAMHSA

School Social Workers in the News:

News articles featuring School Social Workers.

Please send us any articles you may have featuring a school social worker to

International School Social Work Newsletters:

For copies of International Newsletters.

Legislative News:

Advocacy & Legislation.   SSWAA Home page.

For the latest and archived legislative news as well as information about legislation.

Press Releases:

For Press Releases

Other News of Interest:

Grant Opportunities: 

For a list of various Grant Opportunities, click here

Communications: Responding to Trauma:


Responding to Tragedy    SSWAA's EBlast Communication regarding Sandy Hook sent to everyone on our database (members and non-members) providing a response and website resources to School Social Workers, Parents and Educators.  December, 2012

Interdisciplinary Response:

Nine school violence prevention researchers and practitioners nationwide have developed a position statement regarding the Connecticut school shootings that is being disseminated across the U.S.   Today's position statement has been endorsed by more than 100 professional organizations representing well over 4 million professionals including the School Social Work Association of America. 

Position Statement:  Connecticut School Shooting Position Statement  December 19, 2012

Press Release:  Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence:  Connecticut School Shooting Position Statement   December 19, 2012  

NASP Response: 

Stigmatizing Mental Health or Developmental Disorders is Harmful  National Association of School Psychologist  December 18, 2012

NASP Calls for Comprehensive School Safety Policies  National Association of School Psychologist  December 18, 2012


Archive News:

For past news briefs and articles.

Please feel free to contact us if there is anything we can do to support you or your state association.   Have a pressing question or issue?      

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