Social Worker

Social Media Gallery for Social Work

To raise awareness around National Social Work Month, the Children’s Bureau Learning & Coordination Center (CBLCC) has developed several captivating social media messages. Help us build awareness and engage the public! Download these resources (right-click, then “Save image as…”) to … Read More

Social Media Tips for Foster Youth, Foster Parents and Child Welfare Workers

2022 – Child Welfare Information Gateway This factsheet briefly describes the advantages and challenges youth in foster care may encounter when using social media. Issues that should be considered and tips for handling issues are also offered. URL: … Read More

Together We Can Conference – We are Resilient: 20 Years Together for Children and Families

November 2-4, 2022 – Virtual Child Welfare Conference Conference Registration Booklet Register Now Together We Can is an annual multi-disciplinary conference that focuses on the children who have experienced abuse or neglect. The children may be in foster care, residential … Read More

LA Benchbook

Louisiana CINC Benchbook

The Court Improvement Program of the Louisiana Supreme Court, Louisiana Judicial College, and Pelican Center for Children and Families is delighted to announce the publication of the Louisiana Child in Need of Care Benchbook for Juvenile Judges. The Benchbook project is a … Read More


This is a doctoral thesis by Marquita Marie Smith, California State University at San Bernadino – Presented 6/17 This study explored social workers perceptions of disproportionality of African American children in the child welfare system, with a particular focus how … Read More

Designing a Measure: Measuring Social Workers’ Attitudes toward LGBT Youth in Child Welfare

Designing a Measure: Measuring Social Workers’ Attitudes toward LGBT Youth in Child Welfare. Bell, Christi E. Salcedo, Raul A. 2014