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Links of interest

The links listed below may be useful for school social work practitioners.  They include national, regional and state organizations that are relevant to school social work practice.  If you have a favorite web resource you would like to share, send suggestions to Melissa Ford at mford@centralriversaea.org. 

Conference Resources

2015 Annual Conference - Supporting Student Transitions PreK-Postsecondary Slide Deck
2015 Annual Conference - Supporting Student Transitions PreK-Postsecondary Transitional Awareness
2015 Annual Conference - Supporting Student Transitions PreK-Postsecondary Learning Behaviors


Professional Organizations

 School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA)  https://www.sswaa.org/
 The American Council for School Social Work     http://www.acssw.org/ 
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
http://www.socialworkers.org/sections/default.asp
 The Midwest School Social Work Council
http://midwestssw.org/


Iowa Links

 Iowa Department of Education http://educateiowa.gov/
 State Library of Iowa http://www.statelibraryofiowa.org/
 Iowa Chapter of NASW http://www.iowanasw.org/
 Iowa School Psychologists Association
http://www.iowaschoolpsych.com/
 Iowa Association of School Boards http://www.ia-sb.org/default.aspx
 School Administrators of Iowa http://www.sai-iowa.org/
 Iowa AEA Online
http://www.iowaaeaonline.org/
 A Career in School Social Work
Youtube developed by the school social workers at Prairie Lakes AEA 8 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8S_IrBjOjtg
Listing of Schools offering a Master's Degree in Social Work by Ariel Stevens
http://mastersinsocialwork.elearners.com/usc.html?cm_mmc=dtmktja-_-dtmktja_directory-_-rdmisw1_app-_-dtmktja_na&degid=12872& 
 Iowa Home and Community Based Waiver Programs
 http://dhs.iowa.gov/ime/members/medicaid-a-to-z/hcbs/waivers


Additional Resources

 Teacher Resources for Students with Special Needs: https://www.teachervision.com/teaching-strategies/special-needs
 US Department of Labor: https://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/disability.htm

 

Resource of state-specific guides to issues facing social workers, insights from social work educators, comprehensive guide to MSW programs, breakdown of licensure in each state, guide to field education: http://www.mswguide.org


Midwest Council of School Social Workers

State School Social Work Associations in the Midwest Region

Iowa is a member State of the Midwest Council of School Social Workers.  The Midwest Council meets at the annual Midwest Conference and also for planning meetings in Chicago each spring.  Below are the websites of the Midwest Council member States.  For more information about the Midwest Council, visit the site: www.midwestssw.org.


 Illinois  http://www.iassw.org/

 Indiana  http://www.insswa.org/

 Kansas  http://www.ksswa.org/

 Kentucky  http://www.kassw-ky.org/

Michigan  http://masswmi.org/

Minnesota  http://www.msswa.org/

 Missouri  http://www.sswam.org/

 Nebraska  http://www.sswan.org/

 Ohio  http://osswa.org/

Wisconsin  http://www.wsswa.org/



 
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