Join SSWAN !
"The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake." - Meister Eckhart
SSWAN is the best state level vehicle for School Social Workers to join together on current issues that affect our profession and the children and families we serve. Our effectiveness depends on member support. If you have a Master's or Bachelor's degree in Social Work and are employed in a School Social Work capacity, or if you are a professional who works with or for schools or children's services, please join us!
SSWAN offers an annual membership cycle coinciding with an academic calendar year: August 1st to August 31st of the following year.
Membership must be paid in full by September 30th, or are subject to an increased fee of $5.00, starting October 1st.
*Memberships paid after September 30th will not include a concurrent SSWAA membership/SSWAA liability insurance
Ancillary membership in the Midwest School Social Work Council
Includes basic SSWAA membership, including liability insurance (REGULAR membership only)
Direct contact information with School Social Work associates in NE
Professional advocacy at national, regional and state levels
Special rate for annual SSWAN conference and Leadership Academy
Expanded recognition of the profession of School Social Work
Training and professional development
REGULAR membership is $70/year
Master's or Bachelor's degreed Social Workers employed in a School Social Work capacity
FIRST TIME membership is FREE in 2023-2024, thanks to a partnership with Children's Hospital and Medical Center. (Limited to the first 25)
ASSOCIATE membership is $40/year
Other professionals involved with schools or children's services(no voting privileges, no liability coverage)
STUDENT membership is $25/year
RETIRED membership is FREE
Paypal link: Your district device may prevent the link from working. Try holding the command key down then click the link. You can also use your phone. Or email SSWAN and we can send you a direct link.
Preferred payment method: Use the drop down box to choose the appropriate membership and click "Buy Now" to take you to Paypal to complete payment.
If paying by check, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and make checks out to "SSWAN"