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Holding Retention Reviews: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis product summarizes how leaders can use retention reviews to collect ideas on how to improve employees’ work experiences and …, , , , , 2022burnout leadership organizational-culture-and-climate retention supervision turnover
How Hope and Resilience Can Lower Burnout Among Child Welfare Workers: NCWWI 1-page SummaryBurnout is a significant concern among child welfare professionals, leading to high turnover and reducing service quality. This document summarizes …, , , , , 2022burnout organizational-culture-and-climate retention trauma-informed-practice turnover vision-mission-and-values
Overrepresentation of Black Children in Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a systematic review that confirmed racial disparities and overrepresentation of Black youth, ages 10-17, involved with the …, , , 2022data-driven-decision-making disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity system-reform change-implementation
Everyday Workplace Discrimination: NCWWI 1-page SummaryUtilizing the Psychological Stressor-Strain theory, this study assessed the associations between everyday workplace discrimination, racial/ethnic identities, and psychological well-being among …, , , 2021advancing-racial-equity disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity organizational-culture-and-climate
How Case Severity and Workplace Resources Impact Worker Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that used survey and administrative data from 485 Oregon Department of Human Services caseworkers to …, 2021retention workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Active Efforts: Public Child Welfare ICWA Best Practices: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis 1-pager defines and explains active efforts according to the 2016 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) final rule. Information includes …, 2021practice-supports tribal-child-welfare
Social Work Degrees Are Leading the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis 1-pager provides a summary of the research on how individuals with social work degrees perform in child welfare.2021education-professional-development
A Holistic Framework for Child Welfare Worker Well Being: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes a holistic child welfare worker well-being framework, identifies the three key dimensions that make up worker well-being …2021organizational-culture-and-climate
Preparing the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a ten-year retrospective study of a child welfare stipend program involving four university social work programs in …2021university-partnerships education-professional-development
Racism as Trauma: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document examines results from a study exploring the experiences of 13 Indigenous child protection practitioners in Queensland, Australia, working …2021cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Implications of Mindfulness-Informed Interventions for Trauma-Focused Practice: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study of mindfulness training sessions for parents which showed how integrating mindfulness interventions that target stress …2020trauma-informed-practice
Moderating Abusive Supervision: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that explored factors related to teaming to see if they buffered the negative consequences of …2020supervision
Peer Support and Workforce Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis article explores how different types of peer support are associated with staff retention. The study is based on data …2020turnover retention
Effective Training for Trauma Informed Care: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis study explores how the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, in partnership with Vanderbilt University, improved its trauma-informed approach by …2020trauma-informed-practice
Preventing Early Departures Among the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page SummaryEarly caseworker departures can have far-reaching consequences for agencies, leaving families feeling uncertain and wasting hiring and training resources. This …2020retention
Moral Distress: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis summary describes the findings of a study that examined moral distress experiences among 1,879 public child welfare caseworkers and …2021organizational-culture-and-climate
Advancing Inclusivity by Caucusing: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes experiences successfully implementing racial identity-based caucusing in an MSW program social justice class at a large public …2021advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Addressing Racial Disparity in Foster Care Placement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a case study that identified aspects of child welfare practices that contributed to a decrease in the …2020disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Using Smart Phones as Practice Support: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThe summary describes how a smartphone app helped reinforce content from a training program for resource caregivers* on the use …2020practice-supports
Trauma Informed Practice with American Indian/Alaska Native Populations: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper describes how to develop a trauma-informed lens for working with American Indian/Alaska Native individuals, families, and communities using …2020trauma-informed-practice
Reducing Disparities through Indigenous Social Work Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper highlights effective and inclusive education designed to address the dramatic overrepresentation of Indigenous families in North American public …, 2020tribal-child-welfare university-partnerships education-professional-development
Understanding Trauma-Informed Practice: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes how one child welfare program used an extensive case review process to assess how trauma manifests in …2020trauma-informed-practice
Effective Workload Management: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that surveyed 1,263 workers in a Midwestern state to determine factors that influence workload perceptions …2020workload
Direct Practice Contact: Predicting frontline workers’ time with clients: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that examined worker, client, agency, and societal factors that predict the time frontline child welfare …2020organizational-culture-and-climate
The Views of Many: 360 feedback for child welfare leadership development: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that evaluated a 360 feedback and assessment process for child welfare leaders who particpated in …2020leadership
Microaggressions in the Child Welfare Workplace: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis resource summarizes the qualitative responses on the topic of microaggressions in the workplace from 30 social workers who identified …2020cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Multi-system Education for Better Outcomes: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an evaluation of a graduate program for child welfare, mental health, and education professionals that used a …2020university-partnerships education-professional-development
Technology Supports Practice Improvements: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes how technology supported the uptake of practice improvements related to trauma-informed care in child welfare in three …2020practice-supports
Distance Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes assessment data on a workforce development strategy (Pathways Program) which provides accredited social work education, beginning with advising …2016education-professional-development
Evidence-based Practice; Schools of Social Work: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that discusses how schools of social work can better meet the needs of …2016education-professional-development
Transfer of Learning: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that highlights the impact of different training methods on training transfer, including the …2016education-professional-development
Specialized Education Training: NCWWI 1-page summaryThis document summarizes the article “A Multivariate Analysis of Training, Education, and Readiness for Public Child Welfare Practice”, which presents …2013education-professional-development
Cohort Effect: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis article reports findings from an evaluation of a university-based child welfare training program focusedon increasing the retention of knowledgeable, …2016education-professional-development
Mentoring Child Welfare Staff: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThe paper summarizes the article “Initiating and Sustaining a Mentoring Program for Child Welfare Staff,” which describes an evaluation of …2013education-professional-development
Using Data: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document highlights the findings of a study identifying the organizational factors that influence data use among child welfare employees in …2016data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
Workforce Demographics & Job Satisfaction: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes article, “Child Welfare Worker Characteristics and Job Satisfaction: A National Study,” which discusses the results and implications …2012workforce-development-planning change-implementation
New Jersey Fellows: Building Capacity in “Managing by Data” to Improve Leadership, Frontline Practice & Case Outcomes (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that showcases an innovative program to build capacity in “managing by data” to support …2012data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
ChildStat: Leading Systems-level Improvements based on Case-level Experiences (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that showcases the development, implementation, and outcomes of ChildStat, a creative, data-driven, systemic leadership …, , 2011change-implementation data-driven-decision-making organizational-culture-and-climate
Data-driven Performance Improvement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Use Of Data to Assess Performance And Promote Outcome Achievement by Public and Private Child …2013data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
Performance Measurement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes findings from a collaborative initiative and qualitative study that examined the experiences of four nonprofit human service …2016performance-management education-professional-development
Emotional Intelligence for Leaders: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the chapter, “On Leadership” by D. Goleman which describes that while intellect, big picture thinking, and long-term …2019leadership
Leadership and Inclusion: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document explores the role of authentic leadership (AL) in enhancing perceptions of inclusion and also examines two outcomes potentially related …2016leadership
Organizational Leadership: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Organizational Leadership and Its Impact on Social Workers’ Job Satisfaction: A National Study”, which reports …2019leadership
Meaningful Family Involvement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “New Roles for Families in Child Welfare” which examines the strategies and approaches child welfare …2012family-centered-practice practice-supports
Learning & Living the NCWWI Leadership Model (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an in-depth exploration of the NCWWI’s Leadership Model for child welfare. Link …2013adaptive-leadership leadership
Decision-making in Child Protection: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes a study focused on the second cohort of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being that …2017practice-supports
Coaching to Support Solution-based Casework in Child Welfare (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the core elements of a solution-based casework coaching model necessary to support …2014practice-supports
Caseload/Workload Studies: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the three research briefs which provides information summarizing recent studies and reports that underscore the importance of …, 2011work-conditions-and-benefits workload
Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost Morale (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar on casework teaming designed reduce caseworker isolation and workload; improve workforce retention; and strengthen …, , 2013organizational-culture-and-climate work-conditions-and-benefits workload
Supportive Supervision: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that describes the collaborative process used to develop a strengths-based supervision training …2012supervision
Supervision: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis 1-page summary outlines the results of a small, qualitative study aimed at determining supervisory effectiveness within a state child welfare …2016supervision
Improving Supervision by Collaboration, Transparency & Accountability: The Impact of Missouri’s Supervision Advisory Committee (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights action steps and strategies taken to organize, develop and sustain the Supervision …2014supervision
Supervision Meta-analysis: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis resource provides a meta-analysis of research articles regarding the impact of supervision on worker outcomes.2009supervision
Strategic Planning: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document highlights the role of strategic planning in improving cross-sector partnerships in child welfare and identifies: 1) factors that contribute …2016community-engagement
Citizen Involvement in Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “What Do We Know About Strategies for Involving Citizens in Public Child Welfare: A Review …2015community-engagement
Impact of Public Perceptions on Child Welfare Workers: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article, “Measuring the impact of public perceptions on child welfare workers” which explores how societal perceptions …2019community-engagement
Evidence-based Practice Implementation: NCWWI 1-Page SummaryThis 1-page summary provides an overview of the three core components of organizational readiness for evidence-based practices identified in the …2016evidence-based-practice
Evidence-based Practice Implementation Model: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Advancing a Conceptual Model of Evidence-Based Practice Implementation in Public Service Sectors”, which proposes a …2012evidence-based-practice
Implementing Evidence-based interventions: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article, “Overcoming Challenges to Implementing and Evaluating Evidence-Based Interventions in Child Welfare: A Matter of Necessity,” …2013evidence-based-practice
Evidence-based Practices in Child Welfare: Opportunities & Challenges for the Workforce (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an in-depth overview of evidence-based practices (EBP) in child welfare. Link to …2014evidence-based-practice
Organizational Readiness: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper provides a summary of a 7-factor model that reflects the items that most contribute to organizational readiness for …2017evidence-based-practice
Competency-based Recruitment, Screening & Selection: Strengthening Workforce Capacity, Retention & Organizational Resiliency (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights multiple strategies and interventions to enhance an agency’s capacity to recruit, select, …, 2014recruitment screening-and-selection recruitment-and-selection
Selection: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “A Research-Based Child Welfare Employee Selection Protocol: Strengthening Retention of the Workforce”, which describes the …2013screening-and-selection recruitment-and-selection
Secondary Traumatic Stress: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the literature on Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) in the child welfare workforce, identifying common sources and symptoms …, 2011trauma-informed-practice work-conditions-and-benefits
Realistic Job Previews: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “Realistic Job Previews in Child Welfare: State Of Innovation And Practice”, which discusses the development, …2011job-analysis-and-position-requirements recruitment-and-selection
Worker Resilience: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that weaves together quantitative and qualitative research to explore how social workers build and maintain …2018work-conditions-and-benefits
Trust and Engagement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document examines the association of an organization’s diversity practices with employee engagement and explores whether a trusting climate will …2016work-conditions-and-benefits
Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child welfare, describes prevention strategies, suggests a …2018worker-safety work-conditions-and-benefits
Learning Organizations: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Strategies for Transforming Human Service Organizations into Learning Organizations: Knowledge Management and the Transfer of …2012organizational-culture-and-climate
Coaching to Support Solution-based Casework in Child Welfare (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the core elements of a solution-based casework coaching model necessary to support …2014organizational-culture-and-climate
Inclusive Organizations: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes contemporary research across the social sciences to provide evidence-based recommendations for leveraging diversity and the individual-level (employees …2016organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Environment: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a journal article that examines the direct and indirect effects of climate and culture on outcomes for …2015organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Social Context: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Assessing the Organizational Social Context (OSC) of Child Welfare Systems: Implications for Research and Practice,” …2012organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Culture: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes two research studies that address the impact of individual, supervisory, and organizational factors on organizational culture and …2013organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Climate Interventions: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes two research studies provide information regarding the impact of two targeted organizational interventions on caseworker turnover and …2013organizational-culture-and-climate
Recruitment & Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “In Search Of Innovation: A National Qualitative Analysis of Child Welfare Recruitment and Retention Efforts”, …, 2012recruitment turnover recruitment-and-selection retention
Commitment in Public Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes three journal articles that highlight findings of research exploring influences on recruitment and retention of public and …2012turnover retention
Design Teams & Learning Circles: Agency- & Unit-level Interventions for Improving Organizational Climate & Culture (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that shares two innovative methods supported by the Western Workforce Project sites in Denver, …2014organizational-culture-and-climate
Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child welfare, describes prevention strategies, suggests a …, 2018organizational-culture-and-climate worker-safety work-conditions-and-benefits
Organizational Support and Turnover Intention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes an article exploring the roles of leader–member exchange (LMX, or the relationship between supervisor and caseworker) and …2017organizational-culture-and-climate
Status Symbols and Employee Attitudes: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes a study hypothesizing that the physical setting of a workplace is a motivating force because it reflects …2017organizational-culture-and-climate
Child Welfare Staff Engagement & Retention in Washington DC: Alternative Work Schedules, Telecommuting & Other Supports (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that shares essential elements for employee engagement and retention strategies. Link to webinar is …, 2018turnover work-conditions-and-benefits retention
Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost Morale (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar on casework teaming designed reduce caseworker isolation and workload; improve workforce retention; and strengthen …2014turnover retention
Turnover Intention Predictors: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes a meta-analysis of the existing literature on the turnover intentions of public child welfare caseworkers in the …2017turnover retention
Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document highlights findings of a ten-year study examining the personal and organizational factors that impact length of employment and …2016turnover retention
Resilience and Burnout: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a journal article that highlights retention and turnover issues in child welfare through a comprehensive literature review of …2015burnout retention
Respect & Worker Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “Respect in the Workplace: A Mixed Methods Study of Retention and Turnover in the Voluntary …2013turnover retention
Cultural Responsiveness: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that discusses the initiative “The Diversity Scorecard” being implemented in higher education to address closing the achievement …2015cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Internal and External Job Resources: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that used the Job Demands and Resources (JD-R) Model with 1,917 caseworkers from three states …2018burnout retention
Racial Equity Training: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that examines participant knowledge and attitudes about race, engagement in racial equity work, and organizational …2015advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Building a Culturally Responsive Workforce: The Texas Model for Undoing Disproportionality & Disparities in Child Welfare (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights a collection of strategies for building a culturally responsive workforce based upon …2013disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Biases: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes the biases that can create barriers to organizational change and gives pointed recommendations for confronting and changing …2018disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Diversity in Leadership: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper shares findings from two studies that examined the influence of racial similarity/dissimilarity on supervisor and subordinate relationships and …2017disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Promoting Racial Equity Through Workforce and Organizational Actions InfographicThis infographic visually describes what racial equity is in child welfare, why we need to take action, and provides suggestions …2018advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Beyond Child Welfare Education & Training: Pennsylvania’s Dynamic University-Agency Partnership for Transfer of Learning, Quality Improvement, Organizational Effectiveness (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the array of workforce development strategies implemented through the dynamic university-agency partnership …2013university-partnerships education-professional-development
Microaggressions: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that evaluates microaggressions and proposes possible approaches to handling situations in which microaggressions occur. The …2018cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Mentoring Child Welfare Staff: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThe paper summarizes the article “Initiating and Sustaining a Mentoring Program for Child Welfare Staff,” which describes an evaluation of …2013mentoring education-professional-development
Simulation Labs for Child Welfare Education and Training (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an overview of developing a Simulation Lab, an innovative technique being utilized …2018education-professional-development
Transfer of Learning: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that highlights the impact of different training methods on training transfer, including the …2016training education-professional-development
Cohort Effect: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis article reports findings from an evaluation of a university-based child welfare training program focused on increasing the retention of …2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
Distance Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes assessment data on a workforce development strategy (Pathways Program) which provides accredited social work education, beginning with advising …2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
Evidence-based Practice; Schools of Social Work: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that discusses how schools of social work can better meet the needs of …2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
University-Agency Partnerships: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article which provides four general strategies necessary for building and maintaining effective university-community social work …, 2016education-professional-development university-partnerships
Educational Preparation: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article addressing the use of Title IV-E funding in both BSW and MSW programs and looks …2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
Rural & Tribal Child Welfare Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Social Justice through the Education of Rural and Tribal Child Welfare Workforce,” which presents a …2012education-professional-development
Specialized Education & Training: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the results from a repeated measures analysis of pre- and post-training tests for newly hired workers at …2013education-professional-development