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MOTION:HILL March 11,1997 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND:BARG Res.No,97-177 <br />RE:PROCLAMATION -MARCH AS HUMAN SERVICES WORKER <br />RECOGNITION MONTH <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,human service workers within the Department of Social Services <br />protect vulnerable children and adults from abuse and neglect and help families,and whereas, <br />other human service workers within the Department have made a concerted effort to educate <br />and engage the community,other public agencies,and businesses in partnerships that will enable <br />all families to embrace the “work first”message and become self-sufficient;and <br />WHEREAS,Community Services Board human service workers provide <br />treatment services to individuals and families affected by mental illness,mental retardation,or <br />substance abuse,and whereas,human service workers within private and non-profit agencies, <br />hospitals,and nursing homes make Prince William a safer and more secure place to live;and <br />WHEREAS,school social workers serve as a liaison between home and school <br />in counseling at-risk students and their families to promote academic success and school <br />completion,and whereas,the human service workers who serve the residents of Prince William <br />County enhance the quality of life by protecting the vulnerable,supporting emotionally or <br />mentally impaired persons to function productively,and assisting families to cope with the <br />demands of a rapidly changing community;and <br />WHEREAS,it is appropriate and fitting to focus attention on the contribution <br />that all human service workers make to the welfare ofPrince William County citizens;and <br />WHEREAS,the Prince William County Board of Social Services,at its regular <br />meeting on March 4,1997,proclaimed March 1997 as Human Service Recognition Month in <br />Prince William County and expressed their appreciation to all of the human service workers <br />whose many contributions support Prince William County families and neighborhoods; <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Prince William Board of <br />County Supervisors does hereby proclaim March 1997 as Human Service Recognition Month <br />and expresses its appreciation to all the human service workers whose valuable contributions <br />support Prince William County families and neighborhoods. <br />Votes: <br />Ayes:Barg,Caddigan,Hill,Jenkins,McQuigg,Seefeldt,Thompson,Wilbourn <br />Nays:None <br />Absent from Vote:None <br />Absent from Meeting:None <br />For Information: <br />Social Services Director <br />CERTIFIED COPY <br />Cler)(to the oard