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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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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Digital Devices and Social Media: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Social Work Advocates

Aug 30, 2018

There's debate over whether youths’ use of technology and social media on phones and devices is harmful or helpful. Many agree it is both.

And most youth are not addicted to technology. If anything, they are addicted to each other. That speaks to something that's true for every generation: teenagers want to hang out with each other.

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