For membership questions, please contact Membership Chairs, Emily Piercy or Candance Walton

What Are the Benefits of Joining VA SSW?

Dual Membership

By becoming a member of this state organization, you automatically become a member of one of our regional chapters so that you are better able to connect with professionals where you live and work.

Regions (please click on your region to find out more!)






Professional Networking and Development

unnamed (3)Each fall VA SSW hosts the annual School Social Work State Conference. Every spring smaller workshops are held in each of the six regions. These events are the only professional development program for School Social Workers across Virginia. Each year there are important, relevant and practical topics to enhance your practice and you will enjoy local as well as nationally renowned speakers. Regional workshops are free to members.

Resources Through Our Blog

Receive our blog and other updates that include practice tips, research articles, information about upcoming events, and much more. Visit our BLOG to get updates on practice tips, legislative and advocacy information, upcoming events and more.


Engage with Your Professional Community

School Social Work is rapidly growing in Virginia and VA SSW is an opportunity to link with your colleagues across the state and stay up to date on the profession in more ways than ever. Stay informed and interact with the community through our website and Facebook. Follow us on Social Media.

Discount for SSWAA Membership

Receive a discount when joining SSWAA (School Social Work Association of America) as a VA SSW member. Our national association also has additional benefits that you can access including free $250,000 Professional Liability Insurance from Forrest T. Jones & Company. Visit the SSWAA website to learn more about all of the benefits. At no cost to you each VA SSW member is automatically covered by American Income Life (AIL) Insurance Company with $2000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance. You also have access to purchase additional insurance resources through AIL.

Click the “Apply Now” to access the file below, complete the form and mail it to us to join VA SSW now!

The Membership Form & Membership Dues should be mailed to the addresses on the the form.

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