His session, Re-Imagining Child Welfare: Strengthening Families & Children, serves to share his experience with students.
Family Integrity & Justice Works (FIJW) Director, Jerry Milner, is speaking at Auburn University for their Social Work Month-related events. As someone who has worked in all levels of the child welfare space for decades, his expertise will serve the future minds of child welfare and beyond.
His position at Public Knowledge® (PK) involves co-leading efforts to assist jurisdictions in transforming existing child welfare systems into approaches that strengthen and support families to care for their children in safe and healthy ways.
Family Integrity & Justice Works at Public Knowledge®
FIJW strives to prevent the need for families to contact the child welfare system and dramatically improve the experience of those who do.
Social Work Month 2022
Serving as an observation to celebrate the profession itself, reflect on the positive contributions of this line of work, and celebrate all social workers for the critical role they serve in our society. This year’s theme is “The Time is Right for Social Work.”
Public Knowledge® has been proudly serving government sector clients who are comprised of social work professionals. We commend our clients for all they do for our children, families, and communities and use this month to celebrate their contributions and drive. Those who select this field as a career field understand the rewarding moments which create waves of change impacting a lifetime. In addition, we want to bring awareness to the vital need for more people in this profession.
Did You Know?
According to the National Association of Social Work, there were projected to be more than 715,000 social work jobs in 2020. The profession is expected to grow by 12 percent by 2030.
Ending Harmful Child Welfare Practices is Imperative to PK’s Work
We founded FIJW to take a bold stance against standard child welfare practices that are harmful, cause trauma, and often lead to needless family separation.