Calendar of Events

NYSSSWA Mid-Hudson Region Winter Meeting @ The Italian Center
Mar 1 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

RESCHEDULED to March 1, 2018 Due to Inclement Weather

Join us for NYSSSWA’s Mid-Hudson Region Winter 2018 Dinner Meeting sponsored by the New York State School Social Workers’ Association. Please plan to join us, register for dinner, and catch up on state and regional news.  NO CEUs.

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There will be a $10 cancellation fee to cover the administrative costs associated with refunding your conference/registration fee for any cancellations prior to March 1, 2018. This must be in the form of an email sent to After March 1, there will be no refunds.


3rd Annual NYC Dept. of Ed. School Social Work Conference @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus
Mar 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

The New York City Department of Education’s Office of Counseling Support Programs, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service and the New York State School Social Workers’ Association (NYSSSWA) are proud to announce the New York City Department of Education’s third annual School Social Worker Conference “Partnerships in Social Work Education” on March 6, 2018 at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Partnerships between the DOE, universities, and professional organizations strengthen the social work profession and benefit the children and families served. Topics for the day will include foster children in the public school system, the opioid crisis, and the benefits of MSW internships with the DOE. Awards will be given and school social workers will be celebrated.

Fordham University will be offering 4 FREE CEHs for this event. A light breakfast will be served. Lunch on your own.

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For further information please contact Keila Zapata-Kelly at

21st National School Social Work Conference (sm) @ Hyatt Regency, Columbus
Mar 14 – Mar 17 all-day

Sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America

March 14 – 17, 2018 — Columbus, OH

The 21st National School Social Work Conference(sm) sponsored by the School Social Workers Association of America will be held Wednesday March 14 to Saturday, March 17, 2017 in Columbus, OH.  The annual SSWAA Conference is the only national conference devoted exclusively to the School Social Work profession!

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New York CEUs:

The New York State School Social Workers’ Association (NYSSSWA) is pleased to again partner with SSWAA to provide CEUs to New York attendees for SSWAA’s.   After you have registered with SSWAA for the Conference, you will also need to register with NYSSSWA to receive CEUs. 

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Mohawk Valley: Superintendent’s Conference Day for Social Workers @ Perry Junior High School, Large Group Instruction Room
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 2:15 pm

Please plan to join us for an update on NYSSSWA activities, network with colleagues and earn up to 3 CEUs.  Presentations include:

  • Vaping and Its Place on the Continuum of Addiction” Presented by Paul Vitagliano, CASAC (1 CEU)
  • Jillian Cross, Outreach Specialist for Health Homes
  • “Practical Play Therapy:  A Brief Presentation of Theory & Interventions” by Jennie Mazza Jones, LCSW, CCPT

ALL Registrations must be made on-line. Registration Deadline is Thursday, March 9, 2018.

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Western Region Spring Luncheon 2018
May 4 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm


Details pending.

NYSSSWA Board Meeting
May 18 – May 19 all-day