Our Mission

IASSW is dedicated to improving the quality of life and education for children by enhancing the professional development of school social workers.




To enhance the educational and psycho-social development of all school-age children.
To promote best professional practice among school social workers.
To enhance more effective communication among school social workers, members of related disciplines, and the community.
To be involved in social action designated to improve educational and psycho-social conditions for children and families.



We are excited to announce, the IASSW 44th annual conference theme  Keeping Children in School. The 2014 conference will be held October 16-18, 2014 at the Sheraton Lisle-Chicago at 3000 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL. Workshop proposals are now being accepted and should be submitted electronically via email to iasswconferenceprogram2014@gmail.com before April 14, 2014.


June 10th - Region 11 Workshop

“The Ethics of Clinical Practice Outside (and Inside) Traditional Therapeutic Spaces” and  “Understanding Cultural Competence Through the Lens of Trauma” 

University Center (on CLC Campus) 
1200 University Center Drive 
Grayslake, IL 60030 
 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 
 Registration & light breakfast: 8:00 am 
 Presentation: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm 

Awards Nominations

School Social Workers!

Please consider nominating an outstanding School Social Worker, Citizen, or Legislator for recognition at the next Annual IASSW Conference. Is it not too soon to complete a nomination form (found on the IASSW website) and gather letters of support to submit with the nomination.

Region 10 CEU Event: Mindfullness and Therapeutic Yoga

IASSW REGION 10 PRESENTS: Mindfulness and Therapeutic Yoga: Techniques for School Social Workers

Beth Jerva LCSW, PRYT


Membership Overview: Results of the 2013 Survey

Here are the results of the 2013 membership survey that was given at last year's conference.



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