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Workforce Development QuickBit Module 5: Educational Preparation

People who come to the job with the right educational preparation and skills are more likely to succeed, to feel…

Distance Education: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This document summarizes assessment data on a workforce development strategy (Pathways Program) which provides accredited social work education, beginning with advising…

CalSWEC Title IV-E Program Final Report

This document provides statistics about the students graduating from the 22nd cohort from CalSWEC’s Title IV-E Stipend program, tracking students…

A Primer on Title IV-E Funding for Child Welfare

The document explains how states use Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, the largest federal funding stream for child…

Evidence-based Practice & Schools of Social Work: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This is a 1-page summary of an article that discusses how schools of social work can better meet the needs of…

University-agency Partnerships: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This is a 1-page summary of an article which provides four general strategies necessary for building and maintaining effective university-community social work…

Educational Preparation: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This document summarizes an article addressing the use of Title IV-E funding in both BSW and MSW programs and looks…

Transforming MSW field learning: Evidence-based practice and implementation science

This webinar presents practical examples of how MSW programs can adjust field curricula to ensure that evidence-based practice and implementation…

MSW Curriculum Competencies for Public Child Welfare in California

The document provides MSW competencies for the first and second years of the MSW program that not only integrates the…

Linking North Carolina Child Welfare Outcomes with Professionalism of Staff

This paper evaluates the role of the educational background of the caseworker as it relates to outcomes for children and…

Making a Difference #2: Traineeship Legacies and Lessons Learned

This webinar session offers a range of insights from experienced social work educators involved in the 2009-2014 NCWWI Traineeships who…

Transitioning your Child Welfare Career after Graduation

This webinar addresses some of the questions and concerns students and recent grads have about transitioning their careers after graduation…

Making the Most of your Social Work Degree in the Field of Child Welfare

This webinar addresses concerns and questions students may have about entering or continuing in the field of child welfare after…

IV-E Training and Educational Supports for Rural Child Welfare Workers

This webinar is an opportunity to hear from two IV-E programs that support rural child welfare workers; the first program…

Motivational Interviewing as a Practice Innovation in Child Welfare

This webinar is an opportunity to hear about implementing Motivational Interviewing (MI) as a practice innovation in child welfare agencies…

A Continuum of Outcome Research and Evaluation in IV-E Partnership Programs

This webinar includes a discussion of what was happening nationally in the measurement of IV-E Program outcomes in 2010. Presentations…

Competency Connection: Perspectives on child welfare competency development and curriculum infusion

This webinar provides participants with an opportunity to hear presentations by representatives of two IV-E programs that are successfully implementing…

Child Welfare Competencies for Social Work Education

This webinar describes different states’ experiences in integrating existing child welfare competencies into social work education in both BSW and…

Using Publicly Available Data to Engage IV-E Students in Research and Statistics

This curriculum provides Title IV-E and others students interested in public child welfare systems with an overview of the state’s…

Title IV-E Program Final Report (CalSWEC 2014)

This document provides statistics about the students graduating from the 21st cohort from CalSWEC’s Title IV-E Stipend program, tracking students…

Creating and Sustaining Effective & Outcome-Oriented Child Welfare University-Agency Research Partnerships

This brief provides guidance on research-based principles to guide effective partnerships between social work education programs and child welfare agencies…

California BASW Student Competencies

This document provides BASW competencies linked to a common core of knowledge, values, and skills shared by public child welfare…

NCWWI Education/Professional Preparation and University-Agency Partnerships Reference List

This comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Education/Professional Preparation…

Digital Stories from the Field

This website offers digital stories that focus on a specific topic on stories about children, youth, and families affected by…

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CASCW Video Wall

This website explores various issues surrounding child welfare, posing questions and offering a forum for those working on these issues…

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Adelphi Real Cases Project

This webpage for Real Cases Project aims to broadly expand knowledge and skills of students and faculty concerning social work…

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Professional Writing for Child Welfare Practice & Supervision: Handouts

This guide for a workshop provides in-depth instruction for supervisors to assist caseworkers with their professional writing skills. (See accompanying…

Professional Writing for Child Welfare Practice & Supervision PowerPoint

This PowerPoint presentation offers general tips for writing case reports, plans, or notes with a focus on stylistic recommendations, formatting,…

Beyond Professional Education & Training: PA's Dynamic University-Agency Partnership for Transfer of Learning, Quality Improvement & Organizational Effectiveness

This webinar highlights the array of workforce development strategies implemented through this dynamic university-agency partnership. Participants will learn about university-agency…

Collection of Teaching Resources from NCWWI Traineeship Program Syllabi

This document provides teaching resources that are part of the NCWWI Traineeship Program and are drawn from courses that focus…

Collection of NCWWI Traineeship Program Syllabi

This collection of syllabi from the NCWWI Traineeships reflect examples of new courses that focus on child welfare practice as…

Child Welfare Traineeships: 12 Comprehensive Program & Innovation Summaries

This document offers a summary of the 12 NCWWI Traineeship Programs, providing a snap-shot of the goals and initiatives of…

Traineeship Programs: Promising Approaches & Strategies

This document provides descriptions of 12 programs selected to receive federal funds for each of five years to support professional…

Rural & Tribal Child Welfare Education: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This paper summarizes the article “Social Justice through the Education of Rural and Tribal Child Welfare Workforce,” which presents a…

Specialized Education & Training: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This paper summarizes the article “A Multivariate Analysis of Training, Education, And Readiness for Public Child Welfare Practice”, which discusses…

Twelve NCWWI Traineeship Programs: Comprehensive Summary of Legacies & Lessons Learned

This document summarizes the commonalities across the three NCWWI Traineeship program types – MSW, BSW and Tribal1 and offers the…

Strengthening University/Agency Research Partnerships to Enhance Child Welfare Outcomes: A Toolkit for Building Research Partnerships

This document is designed to serve as a toolkit for developing child-welfare research capacities by setting the context within the…

Tribal Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons Learned

This document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were common across NCWWI’s Tribal traineeship programs, which were…

MSW Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons Learned

This document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were common across NCWWI’s MSW traineeship programs which were…

BSW Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons Learned

This document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were common across NCWWI’s BSW traineeship programs, which were…

Bilingual Traineeship Program: Legacies & Lessons Learned

This 10-page document offers lessons learned from a traineeship project (implemented through the New Mexico State University’s School of Social…

Transitioning your Child Welfare Career after Graduation (Resource packet)

This webinar resource packet offers a wealth of resources in the following topical areas: the job search, early career development,…

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Learning Center

This webpage contains Children's Bureau's knowledge-building resources, including interactive training on the importance of family visits and best practice strategies to…