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Social Service Workforce Week - Day One


The theme for Day One is Family-based Social Services.
Take a look at today’s blog Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children. This is an inspirational piece written by Zeni Thumbadoo, Deputy Director, National Association of Child and Youth Care Workers, South Africa.
We are also featuring worker profiles today that shine a spotlight on various tasks and training of different types of workers in southern Africa. They also offer personal reflections on what motivates them to do this challenging work. Please take some time to read these worker profiles on our website by clicking on the following links:

We have also compiled for today a few social service worker success stories:

And we invite you to review webinars relevant to today’s theme:

Spread the word on Twitter!
Following are today’s tweets that you can use to help build awareness within your networks:
“We are there to protect the children” Learn more about Mercy and other #socialservice workers /resources/blog/sswweek-day-one-blog #SSWWeek
Celebrate Social Service Workforce Week! Workers’ stories, blogs and more at /social-service-workforce-week  #SSWWeek
What happens when you support #socialservice workers? Stronger Families, Better Futures for Children #SSWWeek  /resources/blog/sswweek-day-one-blog
Become a member of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and show your support of #SSWWeek /membership