School Social Worker Social Media Tools

School Social Worker Toolkit

Use these sample social media posts and hashtags to spread the word about school social work.

Show your social work pride by updating your Facebook profile picture with a fun NASW frame, and download the image on the sidebar to use in your social media posts.

Hashtags

#Back2SchoolSocialWorkers
#NASW #SSWAA #BackToSchool

Sample Tweets

Did you know 10 million students are in schools without #schoolsocialworkers? See the full report https://bit.ly/2PYiO1G< via @ACLU @SSWAA #schoolsocialwork #SEL #ClosingthegapSSW #mentalhealth #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #socialworkers #BackToSchool #pleaseshare


#School #SocialWork is grounded in a strengths perspective, giving #SchoolSocialWorkers the eyes to see potential and strengths in each child! @NASW @SSWAA #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #schoolsocialwork #mentalhealth #ClosingthegapSSW


Did you know almost half of the total #socialwork workforce works in schools with children. Learn more https://www.socialworkers.org/Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #Back2schoolSocialWorkers #SocialWorkGoes2School #NASW #SSWAA #SWBack2School #BackToSchool


School social workers are instrumental in furthering the mission schools which is to provide a setting for teaching, learning, and for the attainment of competence and confidence. https://www.socialworkers.org/Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #BacktoSchool #SocialWorkGoes2School #NASW #SSWAA #SWBack2School #BackToSchool


Abt 14 million students are in schools without #schoolsocialworkers, #school #counselors, #nurses or #school #psychologists. The social, emotional & behavioral needs of students aren't being met. ADD https://bit.ly/2PYiO1G via @ACLU @TheSSWAA @NASW #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers


#SchoolSocialWorkers are hired by school districts to enhance their district's ability to meet academic missions, especially where home, school & community collaboration is the key to achieving student success. They’re on the front lines of addressing barriers to learning. https://www.socialworkers.org/Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #Back2schoolSocialWorkers #SocialWorkGoes2School #NASW #SSWAA #SWBack2School #BackToSchool


Federal CRDC data shows a ratio of 2,106 students to 1 #schoolsocialworker, creating a caseload nearly 8 times greater than what experts recommend. Less than 3% of US schools met this professional standard. https://bit.ly/2PYiO1G @ACLU @TheSSWAA @NASW #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers


Schools fortunate to have mental health professionals, like #schoolsocialworkers, are still grossly understaffed. Via @ACLU https://bit.ly/2PYiO1G @SSWAA @NASW #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #schoolsocialwork #SEL #ClosingthegapSSW #mentalhealth


Federal, state and local dollars must prioritize school #socialworkers, school psychologists, school counselors and school nurses. Via @ACLU https://bit.ly/2PYiO1G @SSWAA @NASW #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #schoolsocialwork #ClosingthegapSSW #mentalhealth


Millions of students are underserved and lack access to critical support. Via @ACLU https://bit.ly/2PYiO1G @SSWAA @NASW #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #schoolsocialwork #SEL #ClosingthegapSSW #mentalhealth


Did you know #SchoolSocialWorkers, school #counselors, school #psychologists and school #nurses are frequently the first to see children who are sick, stressed, traumatized & who may act out, or may hurt themselves? #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers @SSWAA @NASW #schoolsocialwork #ClosingthegapSSW #mentalhealth


Students are 21 times more likely to visit school-based health centers for treatment than anywhere else. @ACLU @SSWAA #schoolsocialwork #SEL #ClosingthegapSSW #mentalhealth #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers


Schools that employ more school-based mental health providers see improved attendance rates, lower rates of suspension or other disciplinary incidents, expulsion, improved academic achievement, career preparation and graduation rates. @NASW @SSWAA #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers


Data shows that schools that provide health and #mentalhealth services to our children not only improve the health outcomes for those students, but also improve school safety. @SSWAA @NASW #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #schoolsocialwork #SEL #ClosingthegapSSW


#School #SocialWork is founded on the values for social justice and empowering marginalized populations, uniquely qualifying school social workers to address student, family, and community needs. @NASW @SSWAA #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #schoolsocialwork #mentalhealth

School social workers receive training in theoretical frameworks that positions them to address barriers to learning and empower and enlist family involvement in their child's education. @NASW @SSWAA #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #schoolsocialwork #mentalhealth #ClosingthegapSSW


Did you know school districts often do not meet the #NASW recommendation of at least one social worker per 250 students or one social worker per 50 students when a school has intensive needs? Support #schoolsocialworkers #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers @nasw @SSWAA #mentalhealth


Sample Facebook / Instagram Posts

#SchoolSocialWorkers are trained mental health professionals who can assist with mental health concerns, behavioral concerns, positive behavioral support, academic, and classroom support, consultation with teachers, parents, and administrators as well as provide individual and group counseling/therapy. Support them. https://www.socialworkers.org/Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #BacktoSchool #NASW #SSWAA


#School #socialworkers bring many positive outcomes to schools, helping students achieve better academic outcomes and help them graduate at higher rates. https://www.socialworkers.org/Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #BacktoSchool #SocialWorkGoes2School #NASW #SSWAA #SWBack2School #BackToSchool


#NASW and #SSWAA has partnered with coalitions working to support #schoolsocialwork positions. We urge our members and the larger #socialwork community to contact their elected officials to advocate for school social work positions in schools much like they did in New York https://www.socialworkers.org/Back2SchoolSocialWorkers #BacktoSchool #SocialWorkGoes2School #NASW #SWBack2School #BackToSchool


Federal CRDC data shows a ratio of 2,106 students to 1 #schoolsocialworker, creating a caseload nearly 8 times greater than experts recommend. Less than 3% of US schools met this professional standard. https://bit.ly/2PYiO1G @ACLU @TheSSWAA @NASW #Back2SchoolSocialWorkers

Facebook Frame

NASW has created a frame which is available for you to add to your Facebook profile picture.

Instructions


  1. Sign into Facebook and go to your profile.
  2. Click on your profile picture (where it says Update).
  3. Click "Add frame."
  4. Type "Back to School with Social Workers" in the search box; click on the Back to School frame.
  5. Drag to reposition photo, as needed.
  6. Use the dropdown menu to choose how long you want to display the frame on your photo.
  7. Click "Use as profile picture."

Image for Social Media Posts


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