Certifications and Endorsements

  • The Chester County Intermediate Unit's School Social Worker program is designed to add school social workers to the professions accountable under the PA Educators Code of Conduct and the Professional Educator Discipline Act and to fully align with their educationally certified counterparts.

    The program will address a broad set of issues, knowledge, and competencies that are relevant to student learning and support. This School Social Worker preparation program will prepare professional School Social Workers to support the academic, career, and personal-social development needs of all students through the development of programs that meet Pennsylvania Code requirements and support the Standards Aligned System.​

Program Information

  • CCIU LogoAll courses are delivered in a blended format with virtual online meetings.

Course of Study

  • Social Work Ethics, Professional Development and Management Skills, Social Work Modalities, Procedures, and Theories of Human Behavior and Development

  • Characteristics of Student Populations

  • Methods of School Social Work Practice

  • Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Activities

  • Public Education and Federal and State Laws

Coming Soon

  • Coming in 2024

    Please fill out this form to let us know you are interested in the program and we will contact you when we are accepting applications for the first cohort. We anticipate offering this program in the 2023/24 school year.

Contact Us

  • Diane Thomson, Program Development Coordinator
  • 484-237-5017