Minnesota School Social Worker Association (MSSWA) collaborated with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in partnership to develop this exceptional reference guide for school social work practitioners and school administrators. The manual has been divided into sections for easier access. Please click on the highlighted links below.
MANUAL FOR SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE created 2007, revised 2015 & 2020
Purpose: Clarification of the role of school social work services in Minnesota schools
Acknowledgements: The manual tapped the expertise of many social work professionals who generously shared their time and resources.
Chapter 1 Mission of the Social Work Practice
The Original Authors of this Manual are: