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  • 01/22/2021 9:34 AM | Anonymous

    Since September 2020, the Speak Up, Speak Out (SUSO) Resource Center has received more than 1,000 tips and helped deploy mental health resources and welfare checks to multiple students. SUSO offers a 24/7 threat reporting system, threat assessment consultation, critical incident response, and general school safety guidance.

    To add this 24/7 threat reporting system to your school, complete the following steps:

    1. Submit contact information: To be forwarded any tips submitted regarding your school, the contact information for one recipient from your school must be submitted to the threat reporting system. Submit information here: https://speakup.widoj.gov/update-school-contact-information

    2. Attend a webinar: Learn what SUSO is, what resources are available, how to access $500 to purchase promo materials, and a train-the-trainer course that reviews curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school students. 

    Watch this video to see how the SUSO threat reporting system works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWxqjhJXHmUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWxqjhJXHmU



  • 01/19/2021 10:03 AM | Anonymous

    The Verona Area School District is seeking a 1.0 FTE School Social Worker at Country View Elementary to provide leadership and consultation in the area of helping alleviate the social/emotional or environmental difficulties for  students as those difficulties impact student academic performance. This position would begin no sooner than January 25th or as soon as filled. To better understand the applicants we are seeking view this link: https://bit.ly/2UieoJa

  • 01/07/2021 7:12 PM | Anonymous

    From WPEN's website:

    WISCONSIN PUBLIC EDUCATION NETWORK 

    Meet the Candidates (click on a candidate’s name to view their website)

    Candidate Surveys & Questionnaires

    • Click here to see the FULL RESULTS of the Wisconsin Public Education Network and League of Women Voters of Wisconsin State Superintendent Candidate Survey, released Jan. 6, 2021. Individual answers are linked below, along with the full text of our candidate survey.


  • 12/09/2020 12:32 PM | Anonymous

    Read more from our Midwest rep for SSWAA:

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nNTKB9CMGet-Feqp00Efx2XzYV1Vl6Mb_R5GB2JCeXU/edit?usp=sharing

  • 12/07/2020 10:02 AM | Anonymous

    UW-Green Bay is pleased to announce that we recently received approval to offer our MSW Program in central Wisconsin with in-person classes being held on the UW-Stevens Point at Wausau campus. This is exciting news for the region and our program.  This also means we are hiring faculty to teach at that location, starting in fall of 2021.  Review the job posting here:

    https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/lecturer-social-work/


  • 11/18/2020 9:42 AM | Anonymous


  • 09/30/2020 1:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Don't forget to sign up for our virtual fall conference workshop series! Get a total of 7 workshops over the course of 5 months for 17.5 CEHs. Become a member to receive a deep discount!

    You can register for the whole series, getting one workshop free, or register for individual workshops of your choice.

    Registration for the series here

    Registration of individual workshops here


  • 09/30/2020 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Here are some ways to support our students in this election. We can also support our families in having these conversations at home.

    Talking to Kids About the Election - National Geographic 9/29/20

    The Right Way to Talk About Politics to Kids, According to Experts - Good Housekeeping 8/24/20

  • 09/01/2020 10:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Complete a survey to help with research on school social work leadership

    The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between school social work leadership qualities and interdisciplinary collaboration in the educational setting. Specifically, this study intends to explore school social worker leadership self-efficacy, or perception of capabilities, and their perception of school-based collaboration. The survey takes 10-12 minutes and closes September 15th.  Details here.


  • 09/01/2020 10:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Seeking new board members - apply today!

    Grow Your Leadership Skills and Contribute to our Profession!  WSSWA is seeking members who want to grow their leadership skills through participation on the board. Board members meet 5 times per year and do not need experience in any particular area to be qualified to serve. You may want to consider board membership as a way to learn and practice leadership skills, which will benefit your professional growth and career. You can help shape the direction of school social work in Wisconsin.  More info here.  Application here.  Deadline to apply is October 1st, 2020.


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