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FAQ from PDE regarding School Social Work Certification

School Social Worker certification FAQ 9.29.21 The following questions and answers provide general guidance to the new School Social Worker certification. If you have specific questions you can email those to 1. What is the difference between school social worker, school counselor and home & school visitor? See the specific CSPGs for descriptions of

SSW Certification How-To Guide

Hello PASSWP Members!   We would like to present to you a How-To Become a Certified SSW Document: TIMS how to document Final Draft.docx.  We wish to thank Beth-Ann McConnell and her friends from the Capital Area Intermediate Unit for being the guina pig, jumping through all the hoops, and bugging PDE for answers to questions. 

Guide: Loan Forgiveness for Social Workers has crafted a guide to help social workers learn more about the options they can take to pay off their student loans. This guide covers how loan forgiveness programs for social workers can encourage new graduates to persevere in their careers and reduce this burdensome debt load. You can view our guide here: Loan Forgiveness

COVID-19 Related Resources

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School-Based Threat Assessment Toolkit

Authors: Terri Erbacher, Ph.D. and Troy Brindle, LCSW Introduction This toolkit is meant to be utilized as a practical guideline for schools to create their own policies and procedures in assessing threats. Every school and school district is unique and will therefore present with characteristics requiring an individualized approach. Every school should have policies in

Doctor of Social Work Leadership and Education

Have you been thinking about pursuing your Doctorate in Social Work? Kutztown and Millersville have teamed up to offer a unique program for working professionals. Click here to view the brochure! Questions? Contact: Sharon C. Lyter, PhD, LCSW | Professor Social Work KU DSW Program Director Annual Community Forum Chair Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Old Main 328 B-Wing|

Attention Philadelphia Area Social Workers!

Carson Valley School Therapeutic Services program, Philadelphia branch, is looking for social workers for fee for service school positions for the 2018-19 program year.  Bachelors degree in social work, sociology, criminal justice, or psychology are required.  Contact clinical manager Cynthia Van-Ott or

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