Social Media in Adoption: Examples From the Field

A growing number of States and members of the Children's Bureau's Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) network are connecting with target audiences through social media outlets.

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    T/TA Network examples
  • State examples

Children's Bureau T/TA Network examples

AdoptUSKids
facebook Facebook
twitter Twitter
youtube YouTube

Children's Bureau
facebook Facebook
youtube YouTube

Child Welfare Information Gateway
facebook Facebook
youtube YouTube

National Resource Center for Child Welfare Data and Technology
twitter Twitter

National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections
facebook Facebook
twitter Twitter

National Resource Center for Youth Development
facebook Facebook
twitter Twitter

State examples

In the spirit of information-sharing, we are providing a list of relevant Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, YouTube channels, Flickr accounts, and blogs to create opportunities for peer-to-peer learning. The Children's Bureau, Information Gateway, and AdoptUSKids do not endorse these examples, and we cannot speak to their effectiveness.

Arizona
youtube YouTube

Read about Arizona's use of YouTube (see p. 35). (PDF - 15820 KB)

Colorado
facebook Facebook (CO Heart Gallery)
facebook Facebook (CO Foster Care)
youtube YouTube

Florida
flickr Flickr
twitter Twitter
youtube YouTube

Watch a segment on how Florida's Department of Children and Families uses Twitter
in adoption recruitment

Iowa
blog Iowa KidsNet Blog

Kansas
facebook Facebook

Missouri
flickr Flickr

Pennsylvania
facebook Facebook

Rhode Island
facebook Facebook

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