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CSSWA promotes the profession of school social work in Colorado to enhance the social emotional growth and academic outcomes of all students.

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What We Do

 

Educate & Advocate

Educate the community, school administrators, and legislators in the vital role and services of School Social Workers through dialogue, pamphlets, website, visibility strategies and lobbying.

Professional Development

Teach colleagues about advances in the field, issues and programs available, through the publication of newsletters and the development of an annual regional conferences.

Build Partnerships

Support the School Social Work profession through representation and association with local, state and national educational, mental health, and child welfare entities.

Networking

Network with School Social Workers and other mental health professionals across Colorado to provide support, information sharing, profession building and communication around significant issues.

New SSW Training

Train new Social Workers in the skills needed to be a School Social Worker, and increase their awareness of this career path by offering School Social Work classes and field placement opportunities through the area MSW programs.

Support Visibility

Support increased visibility of the profession by demonstrating the skills and services that School Social Workers bring to the schools in assisting all children to learn and reach their potential, and in facilitating the National Education goals.

Educate & Advocate

Educate the community, school administrators, and legislators in the vital role and services of School Social Workers through dialogue, pamphlets, website, visibility strategies and lobbying.

Professional Development

Teach colleagues about advances in the field, issues and programs available, through the publication of newsletters and the development of an annual regional conferences.

Build Partnerships

Support the School Social Work profession through representation and association with local, state and national educational, mental health, and child welfare entities.

Networking

Network with School Social Workers and other mental health professionals across Colorado to provide support, information sharing, profession building and communication around significant issues.

New SSW Training

Train new Social Workers in the skills needed to be a School Social Worker, and increase their awareness of this career path by offering School Social Work classes and field placement opportunities through the area MSW programs.

Support Visibility

Support increased visibility of the profession by demonstrating the skills and services that School Social Workers bring to the schools in assisting all children to learn and reach their potential, and in facilitating the national education goals.

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Latest News

NoCo Held its First Ever School Social Worker Meetup

On March 23rd, Northern Colorado School Social Workers celebrated social work month by gathering in Greeley for the first-ever NoCo School Social Worker meetup! A group of approximately 15 school social workers and interns from Greeley, Poudre, and Thompson schools...

Celebrate School Social Work Week! March 4-10, 2018

It’s time to celebrate all of the amazing work school social workers do on behalf of children and families! The theme for School Social Work Week 2018 is “United to Make a Better World.” This is a great week to show what you do in your school and in your community and...

How to Obtain a Special Service Provider License in Colorado

Navigating the process for applying for a license or renewing a license can be challenging. CSSWA often receives questions about how this works in Colorado. On the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Licensing page, you will find a section for “Special Service...

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