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Retention — Burnout

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Mental Health and the Child Welfare WorkforceThis infographic describes the workforce mental health crisis, the impacts of not supporting employees’ well-being, and how child welfare organizations …, , , , , , , , 2023
How are child protection agencies navigating and addressing workforce challenges?Learn how several jurisdictions are implementing strategies to recruit and retain a strong child welfare workforce., , , , , , , , , , , , , 2023
State Roundtable Reports on Caseworker RetentionThe State Roundtable establishes workgroups to research and address statewide areas of concern for the PA Dependency System. Workgroup membership …, , , , , , 2019
Building Resilience for Child Welfare ProfessionalsReview this webinar to hear about ways to build resilience for child welfare professionals. Learn more about tools and resources …, , ,
Workforce Well-being—Centering Yourself to Better Support OthersDr. Amelia Franck Meyer presents practical tips and tools for us to integrate well-being into our lives, our work, and …, , , 2023
Why Addressing STS in the Workforce is ImportantDiscusses the importance of organizations making space for staff discussion, well-being, and working at the organizational level to address Secondary …, , , 2023
Measuring Child Welfare Workers Physiological Stress: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis study explores physiological stress among child welfare professionals before and after the removal of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in June …, , , , , , , , , 2023
Self-Care: Improve our Relationships, Daily Interactions, and Reactions to TraumaThis infographic describes how mindfulness can improve well-being and provides examples on how to use mindfulness for self-care., , , 2021
Most Popular Self-Care Resources of 2022A list of self-care resources to support individuals in creating a self-care plan., 2022
QIC-WD Workforce InterventionsThis video describes common challenges and the important role workers had in selecting a workforce intervention to test as part …, , , , , , , ,
Nebraska Is Building a Resilient WorkforceThe Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Children and Family Services (CFS) partnered with the QIC-WD to strengthen its …, ,
Washington State is Using Telework to Strengthen the Child Welfare WorkforceThe Washington Department of Children, Youth and Families is implementing telework to strengthen their child welfare workforce. This video highlights …, , , , , ,
What we know about Pandemics and the Stress they CauseThis blog post explains what a pandemic is and the stress that it causes. To learn more, watch this 25-minute …,
Managing Stress while Working from Home during the Pandemic: Strategies for Self-CareStress is often driven by feeling a lack of control over things you once had control over. This lack of …, ,
Managing Your Personal Life During COVID-19Work and personal relationships are essential to your well-being during this pandemic. During a pandemic your relationships may be challenged. …, ,
Louisiana: Redesigning the Child Welfare Worker JobThe Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services redesigned the child welfare worker job to strengthen their workforce and reduce …, , , , ,
Impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress on the Child Welfare WorkforceThis video features child welfare workers and supervisors discussing how work-related secondary traumatic stress (STS) impacts them personally and professionally., , , ,
Coping with Secondary Traumatic StressThis video features child welfare workers and supervisors discussing the coping skills they use to address secondary traumatic stress (STS)., ,
Coach Ohio: A Supportive Supervision and Resiliency InterventionThe Ohio Department of Job and Family Services partnered with select counties to implement a supportive supervision and resiliency intervention. …, , , , , , ,
HumorAn overview of humor in the workplace., , , , , , 2020
Perceptions of Organizational PoliticsAn overview of perceptions of organizational politics, their value, and what contributes to them., , , , , 2020
Perceived Organizational SupportAn overview of perceived organizational support, or employee perceptions regarding the extent to which their employer values their contributions and …, , , , , 2020
Coworker InfluenceAn overview of how a coworker’s influence impacts a given employees’ workplace experience., , , 2020
Organizational JusticeAn overview of organizational justice, otherwise known as the extent to which an organization treats people fairly., , , , , , , 2020
Occupational CommitmentAn overview of occupational commitment and what contributes to it., , , , , , 2020
Emotional LaborAn overview of emotional labor, the management of feelings to create a publicly observable facial and bodily display, and what …, , , , 2021
SleepAn overview of sleep and its impact on workplace outcomes., , , 2021
GratitudeAn overview of gratitude, how it can be increased, and gratitude interventions., , 2021
WorkloadAn overview of workload and how to improve it., , , 2021
Workplace OstracismAn overview of workplace ostracism and what contributes to it., , , , 2021
Political SkillAn overview of the ability to effectively understand others at work, and to use such knowledge to influence others to …, , , , , 2022
Work Family EnrichmentAn overview of work-family enrichment, work to family enrichment and family to work enrichment., , 2022
Work Family ConflictAn overview of work-family conflict, work interference with family, and family interference with work., , , 2022
Resiliency Resource GuideThis guide is intended for child welfare professionals implementing a workforce effort to address secondary traumatic stress (STS). This guide …, , , , 2021
Centering Child Welfare Worker Well-beingThis infographic describes how child welfare organizations can center child welfare worker well-being to better support children and families., , , , , , , , , , , , , 2022
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 …, , , , , , , 2022
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 …, , , , , , , 2022
How Peer Support Can Reduce Burnout and Improve Worker Well-beingThis infographic describes how peer support can reduce burnout and improve worker well-being, including how organizations can champion peer support …, , , , , , , , , , , , 2022
Healing GuidebookThis guidebook provides practical tips & tools for working with children and youth who have experienced trauma (and for the …, , , , 2018
Top 10 Self-Care Resources of 2021Click the links to access the top 10 self-care resources shared on NCWWI social media during 2021, , 2021
Headington Self Care InventoryThis scale examines some of the more effective physical, psychological and spiritual methods of staying balanced and preventing burnout. If …2020
Self-Care Music PlaylistsThis one page document provides examples of music playlists to include in a self-care plan., 2019
Self-Care Resource ListThis one page document lists links to self-care resources., 2019
Self-Care StrategiesThis two page document lists six self-care strategies., 2019
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Burnout/TraumaThis webpage provides resources to address the challenges professionals face and ways to cope with secondary trauma when working in …2019
Secondary Traumatic Stress Informed Organization Assessment Tool (STSI-OA)This webpage provides a tool to evaluate the degree to which an organization is STS-informed, and able to respond to …, 2012
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 …, 2015
Ideas to Prevent Pathways to Burnout in Child Welfare ServicesThis publication explores the potential impact of worker burnout on practice with children and families; discusses primary pathways to burnout …2011
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 …, 2018