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Spread the Word


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.


September is Child Welfare Workforce Development Month! Join co-hosts, The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute and the Children's Bureau, for this year's Child Welfare Worker Recognition Event on September 14 at 3 pm EDT [change to your time zone]. This year’s speakers will talk about your ability to positively influence a life's trajectory through the heart, the head, and the hands. Learn more 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 13-17! How will you celebrate?
      • Register for NCWWI's Child Welfare Worker Recognition Event on September 14 at 3 p.m. EDT:
      • [Infographic] Why is a commitment to child welfare workforce development so essential?
      • [Infographic] Describes the broad scope of work that child welfare workers perform to support children, youth & families:
      • [Infographic] All of us must work together to build and sustain a climate where children, youth, and families thrive. Share these ideas on how everyone can make a difference in their community:
      • 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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2021WDM FacebookFrame

This September add this year's Facebook profile frame 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.

Add it on the computer:

  1. Sign into Facebook and go to your profile
  2. Click on your profile picture and choose update
  3. Tap 'Add Frame'
  4. Type '#WeAreChildWelfare2021' 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"

Add it on your phone:

  1. Open the Facebook app and click the three-line icon in the bottom right
  2. Click 'See your profile'
  3. Click your current profile picture and select 'Add Frame'
  4. Type '#WeAreChildWelfare2021' in the search box and select
  5. Add a message to your friends and click save