Membership Benefits

Individual members receive:

  • Membership card
  • Annual conferences featuring prominent keynote speakers and workshops
  • Regional meetings to share experiences and advocate for change
  • Leadership Development Program that trains, mentors and places candidates in key positions within the child welfare system
  • Cultural Competence training eligibility
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Training and technical assistance in child welfare organizational development
  • Annual directory of members
  • BACW committees list and description
  • BACW position papers and publications
  • Discounts on conference fees
  • Opportunities to network with experienced administrators

Agency Members receive:

  • All of the individual member benefits
  • Certificate of membership
  • One-day free consultation
  • Ten percent reduction on conference fees

Please join us in our efforts to improve the lives of African American children and their families across the country. Help us prevent them from becoming silent and invisible casualties of life. Become a member today.

Please direct all inquiries to the BACW at (240) 248-4968, or e-mail: