Welcome to the New ACSSW Website! 

We hope you will find it informative and helpful related to school social work and trends and challenges in education.  Only active and timely links from the previous website were migrated over to the new site.  New information and links will be added continually as we learn your current needs.  And let us know what you'd like to see on the website.  We appreciate your patience! 

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US Capitol Building

Resources Addressing the US Capitol Attack

Want ideas of how to address the US Capitol Attack with your students?  Click here for resources.                                            

ACSSW National Virtual School Social Work Institute

Building Trauma Informed Schools & Communities

Register now for two days of interactive presentations and engaging speakers at the next annual--and virtual!--ACSSW National School Social Work Institute, February 1-2, 2021. PLUS, register for an optional February 3rd professional training on suicide prevention. 

You can potentially earn a total of 18 CEUs if you fully embrace the entire program!  The two day Institute offers 6 CEUs per day, as does the post institute Suicide Risk and Assessment training.  This training meets the new mandatory 6-CEU requirement from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) for Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention training for LCSWs, LMFTs, and LPCCs renewing their license after January 1, 2021, and for those who are applying for their LCSW, LMFT, or LPCC license after January 1, 2021.

Workshop themes include:

  • ACES in action/how it is currently being applied in our field, tools that relate to ACES, developments in this field of study;
  • Trauma-informed best practices which can be utilized in the school setting;
  • Self-care and role sustainability; and more.
Register Today!

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