Welcome to NYSSSWA!

Connecting with and serving students, families and schools, the New York State School Social Workers’ Association (NYSSSWA) is the only NYS professional association dedicated solely to the visibility and viability of School Social Workers and the students and families that we serve.

Getting Connected:   Now NYSSSWA’s  website is completely integrated to 123Signup!  In order to “Login” to the website, please use your membership 123Signup username (your email address) and your membership password.     If you forgot your password, you will be directed on how to obtain a new password.

Role of SCHOOL

social worker consoling a child

School Social Workers, in New York State, are licensed mental health professionals as well as certified by the NYS Office of Teaching as School Social Workers. Responsibilities include:

  • Assessments
  • Counseling
  • Conflict mediation & resiliency building
  • Community referral and liaison
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Violence Prevention/Intervention
  • Youth suicide prevention & intervention
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Board in Action

Albany Capitol Building

Priorities that we are addressing now:

National News:

SSWAA’s  Statement on Executive Order on Immigration   February 9, 2017

SSWAA’s Letter of Response to National Divisions   November 16, 2016

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