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

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  • 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.

Mini-Grant Recipient Improves School Connectedness

One of the benefits of IASSW membership is the opportunity to receive money to support projects at your school through our mini-grants. Last year a mini-grant was awarded to Carolyn Lewis, a social worker at Aptakisic Junior High in Buffalo Grove, to support a program... read more

Supplement Your Second Step Lessons With These Stories

I really like using Second Step with my elementary students. The lessons are simple and the scenarios help my students grasp important SEL concepts. Some of my students, however, need to revisit the concepts multiple times. This year, I felt that I needed to find a... read more