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Resilient Child Welfare Worker Interviews

This document summarizes the interview responses of workers who were identified as "resilient" by their supervisors and administrators and includes…

Workforce Development Quickbit Module 7: Selecting the Best

Competency-based, standardized interviewing processes provide insight into candidates' potential "fit" with the job. Hiring procedures that minimize cumbersome processes and…

Workforce Development QuickBit Module 6: Attracting the Best

People feel more competent and are likely to stay when they have realistic expectations about what the job entails and…

Tips for Recruiting a Post-boomer Workforce

This document provides some tips and best practices for a smarter, more budget friendly approach to recruiting Millennials and filling…

Mind the Gap #3: Children’s Corps: A Dynamic Approach to Child Welfare Worker Recruitment, Screening and Selection

This webinar provides an overview of Children’s Corps’ dynamic recruitment, screening and selection techniques to strengthen the capacity of the…

A Children's Services Corps: Lessons from Teach for America for Building the Child Welfare System

This paper provides background information on Teach for America (TFA) successes, challenges, and impact through the years; examines lessons from…

Tomorrow’s Vacancies, Today's Priority - An Overview of the MI Family Independence Agency Centrally Coordinated Hiring Pool

This paper reports on innovative recruitment methods employed by Michigan's Family Independence Agency (FIA) and allowed FIA to fill positions…

Internal Reliability of the OCFS Competency-Based Interview for Hiring Child Welfare Caseworkers

This paper examines the reliability of the revised standardized screening process. Staff at the Child Welfare Training Institute became involved…

Realistic Job Previews: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This document summarizes the article “Realistic Job Previews in Child Welfare: State Of Innovation And Practice”, which discusses the development,…

Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention An Evidence-Based Training Model: Recruitment Toolkit

This toolkit includes fliers, posters, brochures, a Recruitment Community PowerPoint Presentation, and two public service announcements designed to encourage interest…

Child Welfare Social Worker Recruitment and Retention: Influential Factors and Promising Practices - Review of the Research

This paper summarizes numerous studies and literature from across the nation on the various factors that impact the readiness and…

NCWWI Recruitment, Screening and Selection Reference List

This comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Recruitment, Screening…

Western Workforce Project

This website provides resources and products from the Western Workforce Project which was designed to create and test a workforce…

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The Right Match: Strategies for Realistic Recruitment & Screening

This presentation provides information and tools for supervisory staff to utilize in the recruitment process, including specific strategies for realistic…

Maine Child Welfare Training Institute: Recruitment

This document provides an example of a Model for Recruitment/Selection and Retention utilized by Maine Child Welfare Training Institute

Improving Recruitment & Retention in Public Child Welfare Workshop: Employment Interviewing for Success in Public Child Welfare

This workshop hand-out focuses on effective interviewing of prospective public child welfare employees and covers: elements of effective interviews; employment…

Competency-based Recruitment, Screening & Selection: Strengthening Workforce Capacity, Retention & Organizational Resiliency

This webinar showcases the creative, evidence-based efforts of Buncombe County, North Carolina's Department of Social Services to recruit, screen, select…

Staff Retention in Child & Family Services: Recruiting & Selecting the Right Staff (Wrkbk 6)

This workbook addresses recruiting and selecting the right staff, providing information on promising practices and tools for recruiting and selecting…

Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) Take The Lead Series: Screening Strategies

Once you have a pool of candidates to choose from, what tools are available to help you screen them for…

Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) Take The Lead Series: Recruitment Strategies

Finding qualified workers who are likely to stay is a major challenge in child welfare.  This one hour module shares…

Child Welfare Workforce Recruitment & Retention

This document provides an overview of research examining factors related to recruitment, turnover, and retention of child welfare caseworkers, as…

Child Welfare Caseworker Competency Based Screening & Selection Training Curriculum

This skills-based curriculum is designed to support supervisors in the process of screening and selecting new caseworkers. (2005)

The RJP Tool Kit: A How-To Guide for Developing a Realistic Job Preview

This toolkit is designed for public-sector and non-profit child welfare administrators and Human Resources Management professionals looking for ways to…

SMARRT Manual: Strategies Matrix Approach to Recruitment and Retention Techniques

The manual is a tool to enhance capacity for more effective child welfare recruitment, selection, training, and retention practice. The…

Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention, An Evidence-Based Training Model - Selection Toolkit

This Selection Toolkit provides resources for screening, interviewing and hiring applicants for worker positions in public child welfare agencies; contains…

Selection: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This document summarizes the article “A Research-Based Child Welfare Employee Selection Protocol: Strengthening Retention of the Workforce”, which describes the…

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Recruitment & Retention: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This document summarizes the article “In Search Of Innovation: A National Qualitative Analysis of Child Welfare Recruitment and Retention Efforts”,…

Successful Recruitment & Hiring: Assume Nothing - Take a Fresh Look

This issue of Hired for Good addresses common assumptions about filling vacancies in human service agencies, how agencies can build…

Screening & Selection of Child Welfare Staff

This paper summarizes best practice approaches to screening and selection and provides examples of some innovative approaches. (2008) 

Recruitment of Child Welfare Staff

This paper summarizes best practice approaches to recruitment and provides examples of some innovative approaches. (2008)

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Realistic Job Previews: Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

This document explains a recruiting approach called Realistic Job Preview (RJP), its purpose, what information agencies should include, how to…

Improving the Quality of Human Services through Results-oriented Human Resource Management

This paper reviews critical workforce issues in human services and how HRM strategies could and do address these issues, concluding…

Developing Models of Effective Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention Training - Synthesis

This paper summaries project activities, from eight university programs, to develop, field test, revise, implement, evaluate, and disseminate an effective…

Continuing Innovations in CPS Staff Recruitment & Selection

This paper provides an overview of the process we are using to develop and implement a comprehensive CPS selection system…

Recruitment & Retention Resource Library

This document provides a reference list of relevant publications. (2008)

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Recruitment & Hiring

This section of the Child Welfare Information Gateway includes resources essential to effective recruitment and hiring programs and practices categorized…

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Realistic Job Previews

This webpage features Realistic Job Preview videos from different states, along with supplemental materials and resources, which demonstrate the development,…

CPS Human Resource Services: Workforce Planning Portal

This webpage provides hands-on tools and resources for human services agencies looking for solutions to workforce challenges. The webpage’s resources…