School Social Work Policy & News

Back to School: Social Workers Help Students, Families, Teachers Adjust After COVID

Social Work Advocates Magazine

Aug 15, 2021

As schools across the country plan to fully reopen, social workers are focused on helping students, families and teachers adjust after COVID lockdowns.

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Social Work is Front and Center as Schools Fully Reopen

Social Work Advocates Magazine

Aug 15, 2021

Students and teachers returning to in-person learning are facing unprecedented challenges, and social workers are helping them adjust. 

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Inside the Adolescent Mind

Social Work Advocates Magazine

Dec 15, 2020

Among the circumstances youth in foster-care confront are the perceptions and misconceptions of adults, including social workers and caregivers. This is why it’s so important to see young people as people, not as statistics.

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Bringing the Power of Social Work to Schools

Congressional Briefing

Sep 23, 2020

This briefing examines the merits of the Counseling Not Criminalization Act (H.R. 7848), introduced by Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-7) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN-5).

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Big Table Phase-IV-Revised Letter Final

Aug 10, 2020

This letter is  a revised sign-on letter to Congress re: COVID-19 relief.

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Trauma Interventions at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

May 26, 2020

Martha Rodriguez, LCSW, is service manager of recovery at Broward County Public Schools in Florida. She also works at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which was the site of a mass school shooting in 2018.

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