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Certification standards, education critical for social workers in school safety efforts

20:00 EDT 23 Jul 2018 | AAAS

(University of Missouri-Columbia) Aaron Thompson, associate professor of social work at the University of Missouri and a former school social worker and principal, says that school social workers play a key role in helping at-risk children. In a new study, he found that high-performing school social workers were more likely to have graduate degrees and work in a state with certification standards. The findings provide guidance to policy makers and school administrators hoping to improve outcomes for students and school safety.

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