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UPCOMING EVENTS

Kansas City Regional Spring Conference
April 29th, 2014
INFORMATION HERE
Morning Workshop: DBT and Self-Harming Behaviors
Afternoon Workshop: Ethics with Children and Families
Location: Staley High School, NKCSD

Pre-Registration is Closed; On-Site Registration is Available


RECENT NEWS

4/24/2014
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Pre-registration for the Kansas City spring conference has closed but
on-site registration will be available so plan on joining us Tuesday, April 29th!

3/26/2014
At the request of our members, we now offer credit card processing as a payment option for conferences, merchandise, and membership dues. To process your payment with credit card, contact SSWAM's Treasurer, Cherise Grandison.

3/12/2014
Save the date! The 2014 Spring Kansas City Regional Conference will be held on April 29th, 2014. The registration form is now available online. Staley High School, a part of North Kansas City School District, will be hosting. We offer a morning workshop on using the DBT framework with students who present self-harming behaviors and an afternoon workshop featuring Ethics with Children and Families, which will satisfy 3 CEU licensure requirements.

3/4/2014
It's National School Social Workers Week!
SSWAM would like to thank the 70 school social work professionals who attended the Spring 2014 Saint Louis Regional Conference!
As a reminder, whether you are looking to enter the profession of school social work or looking for a change, this is the time of year that districts begin posting positions for the upcoming school year. Please check the SSWAM website, as well as individual school district websites, frequently for updated job postings.

2/25/2014
The St. Louis Regional Spring Conference has reached capacity and is no longer accepting registrations. We regret that we will be unable to accept any on-site registrations on Friday, 2/28/2014. If you are still in need of CEUs, there will be information about the Kansas City Regional Spring Conference coming soon.

11/2/2013
Over 40 school social workers from the Kansas City Metro and beyond attended SSWAM's Kansas City Regional Fall Conference in October, generously hosted by Raytown School District. Thank you to everyone who attended, especially our speakers from Park University's School of Social Work and Solace House.

SSWAM's leadership met again on October 29th, 2013 and are continuing to develop quite a few initiatives to strengthen our profession in the state. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact SSWAM's president, Gayle Abram.

9/30/2013
Thank you to the 60+ school social workers who registered for and attended our Fall Conference in Saint Louis on September 20th. Did you miss the presentation on the DSM-5? Then be sure to attend our Fall Conference in Kansas City on October 20th as we will have another offering of the changes to the DSM-5 at that conference, as  well.

9/6/2013
SSWAM leadership has been hard at work for you over the summer and we are excited to invite you to join us at one or both of our fall conferences, one in St. Louis in September and one in Kansas City in October. At both locations, we are offering a very timely and relevent workshop on the new DSM-5.  Your membership for 2013-2014 will be current with your paid registration fee to the fall conference. These conferences are a great time to network with others in the field and reconnect with co-workers, as well. Please consider joining us!

6/24/2103
Thank you to those members who came to the annual membership meeting in St. Louis and that have accepted leadership positions with SSWAM's Board. Two new Members-at-Large were elected: Mary Ellen Trachsel from Webster Groves School District and Betty Richardson from Normandy School District. Cherise Shepherd, our interim Treasurer was elected as Treasurer. Conference dates were set for a fall and spring conference in St. Louis.

4/15/2013
As letters of intent are being returned and those retiring have made their announcements, now is the time to be on the look out for positions within districts. Check out our job posting page for a list of school social work jobs that have been recently posted. If you have an opening in your district, please let us know so we can post the position here. 

Also, SSWAM has launched a mobile version of our website for faster access to SSWAM information and events. 

9/11/2012
SSWAM's leadership team hopes that this summer break has left you rejuvenated and the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year has gotten off to a smooth start. As a new school year begins, so does another membership cycle for SSWAM. Please be sure to renew your membership and commitment to furthering our profession by downloading the 2012-2013 membership form here or by clicking under Membership on the left navigation bar.

5/22/2012
Be sure to read the message from our President, Gayle Abram, on right.  You can access the 2011-2012 Missouri School Social Worker of the Year Nomination Form here - due to Gayle Abram on June 1st. Finally, we hope you will consider attending our year end meeting on June 6th.

3/15/2012
Register NOW for the Saint Louis Regional Spring Conference on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012! Get registration information here or click on the "Conferences" link to the left. Don't delay - deadline to register is March 30th, 2012.

3/5/2012
Happy School Social Work Week! This year's theme is "School Social Workers: We're Your Connection to Support". Be sure to download your free resources here to help your school celebrate.

In other news, SSWAM's leadership is busy planning spring conferences in Saint Louis and Kansas City so be on the look out for registration soon!

10/24/2011
Two new jobs have been added to the site. Also, there is only one week left to postmark your registration for the Kansas City Regional Fall SSWAM Conference.

10/10/2011
Now available is the 
Kansas City Regional Conference registration information. Please register early for this event as there is limited seating and advanced registration is required. If you have not already renewed your membership for the 2011-2012 school year, membership will be included in the cost of the Kansas City Conference. Last but not least, thank you to everyone who came out to the Saint Louis Fall Conference.

9/29/2011
If you have not already done so, please take a moment to renew your membership for the 2011-2012 school year. We are proud to announce a newly added benefit to your SSWAM membership - a reduced rate to join SSWAA! Click on the "Membership" tab to learn more. Also, we will now be using the "Calendar of Events" tab so be sure to check back frequently for important meeting and conference dates.

9/15/2011
Register now for SSWAM's Fall Conference in Saint Louis on October 7th. This event is free for members and CEUs are available. Click here to print the registration form.

8/2/2011
As the school year begins in a few weeks, so does a new membership year. Membership applications for the 2011-2012 school year can be found to the left under "Membership".

7/26/2011
SSWAM's Annual Membership Meeting held in June was a success; thank you to the record number of social workers that attended and stepped forward to take on a leadership role in the organization. Take a moment to read about Raishelle Scott, SSWAM's 2010-2011 Social Worker of the Year and note the new leadership by clicking on the "Board" link to the left. Also, links to some school social work job postings have been added.

5/15/2011
Information regarding SSWAM's Annual Membership Meeting has just been posted (on right).

Also, click on the links to SSWAM's 2011 School Social Worker of the Year 
Nomination Guidelines and  Nomination Form,
due June 1st, 2011.

2/25/2011
Welcome to the only organization in Missouri that is dedicated to the advancement of the profession of school social work. SSWAM is glad you found us and hope you will join us in our efforts to ensure that our work continues to make a meaningful impact to the families, schools and communities that we strive to bring together.

In the coming months as our website advances, SSWAM members will have access to special content in this website, including job postings, conference materials, web resources, and a directory of all members in the state for networking purposes. If you are interested in joining SSWAM, please click on "membership" tab on the left hand navigation bar.

RECENT JOB POSTINGS

Is your school or organization hiring school social workers? Please contact SSWAM's
 
Communications Chairperson to have your posting appear here!

Home School Liaison
Clay Elementary
St. Louis, MO
Posting Date: 4/23/2014
Apply Here

Social Worker
Washington School District
Washington, MO
Posting Date:  4/15/2014
Apply Here

Social Worker
Jamaa Learning Center
St. Louis, MO
Posting Date: 3/28/2014
Job Description
Submit Cover Letter/Resume to:
Jamaa Learning Center
Attn: Social Worker Candidate
7220 N. Lindbergh Blvd, Suite 13
St. Louis, MO 63042
apply@jamaalearningcenter.org

Student Services Specialist
(Social Worker)
Brentwood School District
St. Louis Metro
Posting Date: 3/24/2014
DEADLINE: 4/11/2014
Apply Here

Crisis Counselor
Fort Zumwalt West High School
O'Fallon, MO
Posting Date: 3/17/2014
Apply Here

Manager of Student and Family Support (Elementary Level)
2014-2015 School Year
KIPP Charter Schools, St. Louis
DEADLINE: 4/7/2014
Apply Here

Social Worker
Confluence Academy
St. Louis
Posting Date: 3/20/2014
Apply Here

School Therapist
Head Start
Employer: St. Lukes Health System of Kansas City/Crittenton
Children's Center
Employment Location: Joplin, MO
Open Until Filled
Apply Here

Social Worker
St. Charles R-VI School District
St. Louis Metro
Posting Date: 3/17/2014
Deadline: 3/28/2014
Apply Here

Professional School Counselor/Social Worker
St. Louis Metro
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
Posting Date: 3/4/2014
DEADLINE: 3/14/2014
Apply Here

Summer Learning Academy Social Worker
University City School District
University City, MO (St. Louis Metro)
Posting Date: 2/24/2014
Open Until Filled
 Apply Here

Counselor/Social Worker
Ewing Marion Kauffman School
 Kansas City, MO
Posting Date: February 2014
Apply Here

Educational Support Case Manager
BJC Health and Kirkwood Schools
St. Louis Metro
Posting Date: 2/10/2014
Apply Here

Educational Support Counselor
2 High School Positions
Francis Howell School District
St. Charles, MO (St. Louis Metro)
Posting Date: 2/10/2014
DEADLINE: 3/7/2014
Apply Here

School Counselor (LCSW)
Kids in the Middle
Various Schools in St. Louis City
Posting Date: 12/31/2013
January 2014 Start Date
Apply Here

School Social Worker
Jamaa Learning Center
St. Louis, MO
Posting Date: 12/6/2013
To Apply, submit Cover Letter and Resume to:
Jamaa Learning Center
Attn: Social Worker Candidate
7220 N. Lindbergh Blvd, Suite 13
St. Louis, MO 63042
apply@jamaalearningcenter.org

School Social Worker
Confluence Academy - Walnut Park
St. Louis, MO
Posting Date: 12/5/2013
Apply Here

Elementary Social Worker
KIPP Victory Academy
2014-2015 School Year
St. Louis, MO
Posting Date: 10/29/2013
Apply Here

Elementary Social Workers
4 Positions - Grant Funded
2013-2014 School Year Only
Riverview Gardens School District
St. Louis Metro
Posting Date: 10/28/2013
Apply Here

School Based Therapist (LCSW)
Hopewell Center
St. Louis Metro
Posting Date: 9/28/2013
Apply Here

Social Worker - Grant Position
St. Louis Public Schools
 St. Louis, MO
Posting Date: 9/23/2013
Apply Here

Elementary School Social Workers
Two Positions
St. Louis Public Schools
St. Louis, MO
Posting Date: 8/16/2013
Apply Here

Social Worker - Part Time
Gordan Parks Elementary
Kansas City, MO
Posting Date: 8/16/2013
Apply Here

Home School Communicator
Title 1 - Keeven Elementary
Hazelwood School District
Hazelwood, MO
Posting Date: 8/9/2013
Apply Here

Educational Support Case Manager
LCSW Required
BJC - Kirkwood School District
Kirkwood, MO
Posting Date: 8/7/2013
Apply Here

School and Community Liaison
Brittney Woods Middle School
University City School District
University City, MO
Posting Date: 8/5/2013
Apply Here

School Based Mental Health Professional (LCSW)
Peoples Health Centers
St. Louis Metro
Posting Date: 7/16/2013
Apply Here

Social Worker
Academy for Integrated Arts
Kansas City, MO
Posting Date:7/17/2013
Information Here
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, certification, transcripts and a list of references to hr@afiakc.org

Administrative Social Worker
Raytown School District
Kansas City Metro
Posting Date: 7/1/2013
Apply Here

Jamaa Learning Center Charter School
St. Louis
Posting Date: 6/23/2013
Deadline: Until Filled
Email or mail Cover Letter and Resume to Jamaa Learning Center
Attn: Social Worker Candidate
7220 N. Lindbergh Blvd, Suite 13
St. Louis, MO 63042
apply@jamaalearningcenter.org

Alta Vista Charter School
Kansas City
Posting Date: 6/21/2013
 DEADLINE: 7/19/2013
Email letter of interest, resume and three references (name, relationship, phone, email) to
 jcooper@altavistacharterschool.org 

School Therapists
St. Luke's Health System
Multiple Locations
Posting Date: 6/3/2013
Joplin Area Apply Here
St. Charles County Apply Here

Middle School Social Worker
Hazelwood School District
Posting Date: 6/5/2013
Apply Here

Home/School Communicator (Title 1/Elementary)
Hazelwood School District
Posting Date: 5/14/2013
Apply Here

Academic & Emotional Counselor (MSW)
Incarnate Word Academy (High School)
Saint Louis, MO
DEADLINE: 5/27/2013
Electronically submit a letter of interest, current resume, and contact information to Molly Grumich, Principal at mgrumich@iwacademy.org

Professional School Counselor (LCSW)
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
Saint Louis County, MO
Posting Date: 5/20/2013
DEADLINE: 5/31/2013
Apply Here

School Based Social Worker
Union R-XI School District
Union, MO
Posting Date: 5/15/2013
Apply Here

Social Worker - Early Childhood Special Education
Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Florissant, MO
Posting Date: 5/9/2013
DEADLINE: 5/13/2013
Apply Here

Part-Time LPC/LCSW
St. Clair R-XIII School District
8-16 hours/week
Contact: Cheri Fortney at
(636)629-3571

Social Worker - St. Louis Public Schools
St. Louis
Posting Date: 5/8/2013
DEADLINE: 5/22/2013
Apply Here

Social Worker - Ritenour School District
Saint Louis, MO
Posting Date: 5/7/2013
DEADLINE: 5/20/2013
Apply Here

Social Worker - Kauffman School
Kansas City, MO
Posting Date: 4/5/2013
Apply Here

Social Worker - Alternative Support Center
Hazelwood School District
Posting Date: 4/12/2013
Apply Here

School Social Worker
University City School District
Posting Date: 3/18/2013
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