SSW as a Profession

Promoting School Social Work

Present the following documents to school administrators to promote school social work in your district.

CASSW Letter to Administrators

Certificated Job Description for School Social Worker

Promoting School Social Work Presentation Template


Related Links

CA School Social Work Google Group

School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA)

National Association of Social Workers California Chapter (NASW-CA)

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)


California Department of Education

CA Association of School Social Work Educators

  1. David Kopperud, Education Programs Consultant Counseling, Student Support, and Service-Learning Office California Department of Education 1430 N Street, Suite 6408 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 323-1028 Primary liaison with the department and should be contacted if the issue relates to improving school attendance, school discipline, or dropout reduction
  2. Jackie Thu-Huong Wong, MSW, PPSC Consultant Foster Youth Services Program California Department of Education Counseling, Student Support and Service Learning Office 1430 N Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 327-5930 or FAX (916) Primary School Social Work contact and should be contacted regarding issues relating to finding resouces for foster youth and the general principles of school social work


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