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 Students 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.


IASSW Members Affiliate Discount!

Are you a member of IASSW? Are you also interested in joining the School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA)? Did you know IASSW members can get a discounted state affiliate rate off of their membership to SSWAA? 

IASSW Workshop

Looking for CEU's?  IASSW region 17 and Macon Piatt Special Ed are offering a workshop where you can earn 5 CEU's! It will be held on August 30th at Richland Community College from 8:30-3:00. Please see the attached flyer for more information!

Click here to download the workshop flier!

Save the date!

Monday, August 5, 2013
Jane Addams College of Social Work
Training Institute for School Social Work Professionals
Theme: Schools and Communities Working Together to Change the Trajectory of Violence:
Promoting Healthy Youth Development.

6/18/13 Job Clearinghouse Update

The Job Clearinghouse has been updated. If you have any trouble logging in, please email tech@iassw.org



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