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Help us spread the word about Workforce Development Month.


During the month of September, share any content that you feel would benefit your colleagues/staff/students.


Share with relevant professional or personal networks via email, on social media, in newsletters, on websites, and more!


The resources you share will help empower and support those committed to child welfare who work tirelessly towards positive outcomes for children and families.


      • Use our pre-written content (below) that can be customized to meet the needs of your audience.
      • Write your own post to show how the efforts of your child welfare workforce are being recognized.
      • Share/retweet a post from our social media channels.
      • Use the hashtag #CWworkforce and #childwelfare so others can join in the conversation.
      • Tag @NCWWI on Twitter and Instagram, and @workforceinstitute on Facebook and LinkedIn.



      • Join co-hosts NCWWI and the Children’s Bureau for a one-hour virtual recognition event on September 15 at 3 pm ET [change to your time zone]. It's an opportunity to get inspired and refocused on the heart work. Hear from child welfare leaders and service recipients expressing their appreciation for how you've adjusted your practice to serve families and children under such unprecedented and challenging conditions. Register to attend at [Add your child welfare program's specific celebration details here].


      • September is Child Welfare Workforce Development Month! Learn more:
      • Child Welfare Worker Appreciation Week is September 14-18! How will you celebrate?
      • Registration now open for NCWWI's virtual Child Welfare Worker Recognition Event on September 15 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. It's an opportunity to get inspired and refocused on the heart work. Register:
      • One-stop-shop for resources to support the child welfare workforce:
      • The child welfare workforce does so much to support families in crisis. Workforce development is key:
      • Working in child welfare can be overwhelming. Share information, tips, & resources:


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Profile Frame 2020 01We're on a mission to breakdown the biggest myths of child welfare, and to do this, we need to frame you! On Facebook that is! Add our frame to your Facebook profile picture and tell everyone you're friends with about the positive role you play in supporting families, youth, and children in your community. Please include the hashtag #WeAreChildWelfare so our collective voice can be heard. Learn about the We Are Child Welfare Campaign.

Here’s how to add it on the computer.

1. Sign into Facebook and go to your profile
2. Click on your profile picture (where is says Update)
3. Tap 'Add Frame"
4. Type '#WeAreChildWelfare 2020' in the search box and select
5. If needed, drag to reposition your photo
6. Use the dropdown menu to choose how long to display
7. Click "Use as profile picture"

Here’s how to add it on your phone.

1. Open the Facebook app and click the three-line icon in the bottom right
2. Click 'view your profile'
3. Click your current profile picture and select 'Add Frame'
4. Type '#WeAreChildWelfare 2020' in the search box and select
5. Add a message to your friends and click save