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Inclusivity/Racial Equity — Cultural Responsiveness

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Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Connecting to Cultural WaysThis document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to …, 2021
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 …, 2021
Intersectionality in Child Welfare InfographicThis infographic describes intersectionality in child welfare, why racial equity is not enough, and how to improve the system for …, 2021
Tool for Building Stamina in Anti-Racism Practice: Moving from Protection to ConnectionThis Tool for Building Stamina (inspired by Robin DiAngelo’s book, White Fragility* and grounded in an understanding of the biology …2020
Diverse Populations and CommunitiesChild welfare professionals across the country work with children, youth, and families from varied backgrounds and communities with their own …2021
Cultural ResponsivenessResources to help workers, agencies, and systems better understand and enhance their cultural competence. Includes information on working with children, …2021
Understanding BiasThis online learning tool was designed for direct service workers – but has helpful tips for everyone to better understand …2018
How to Overcome BiasA handout created for the Understanding Bias tool that serves as a quick reference. –   –   –   –   –   –   – …2018
Responding to Microaggressions and BiasThis tool can be used to guide conversations about microaggressions. Add to My Resources 02011
A Guide to Responding to MicroaggressionsThis article discusses how different types of microaggressions affect people’s lives and provides a hands-on guide to strategies, approaches, and …2014
Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Toolkit (California)The ICWA Toolkit provides a structured compendium of resources designed to assist county administrators and staff to implement culturally appropriate …2016
Implicit Bias 101: Exploring Implicit Bias in Child Welfare4 online modules covering the basics of implicit bias, implications in child welfare, self-reflection, and mitigating unwanted biases. The purpose …2018
Cultural Humility Practice PrinciplesThis 1-page summary lists 10 practice principles for cultural humility. Add to My Resources 02019
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 …, 2020
Understanding the Impact of Implicit BiasThis presentation explores the impact of implicit bias on organizational functioning, training design and delivery, and the broader organizational culture …2016
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 …, 2015
Indian Child Welfare Resources from the National Conference of State LegislaturesThis webpage provides resources about Indian Child Welfare Act, including background, basic provisions, federal guidance and courts, and general information …2017
Resources for Promoting Self-AwarenessThis document provides resources are intended to be a starting point for evaluators to begin developing higher a sense of …2015
Race to Equity Toolkit for ConversationThis toolkit offers facilitation assistance to school, faith, and community groups that want to discuss the data presented in the …2013
Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice – CW360This issue explores cultural responsiveness and concepts related to culturally informed practice, features an expanded practice section focusing on innovative, …2015
Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice – CW360 Integrated BibliographyThis bibliography offers an extensive list of resources dealing with Cultural Responsive Child Welfare Practice. Add to My Resources 02015
Cultural Humility and Management in Child WelfareThis webinar discusses culture, multiculturalism, intersectionality and how cultural humility connects to cultural competence and contributes to cultural responsiveness. It …, 2014
Best Practices Guide for Working with Families from Refugee Backgrounds in Child WelfareThis guide is an overview of selected topics that are relevant to providing culturally responsive services to families with refugee …2008
Diversity QuickBit Module 2: Cultural OpennessAn important dimension of cultural humility is to maintain an openness to the cultural differences. This short 3 minute module …, 2017
Diversity QuickBit Module 1: Cultural Identity and Situational FactorsKnowing ourselves helps us to recognize our personal biases and stereotypes and to see the world from the perspective of …, 2017
Cultural HumilityThis 30-minute documentary explains what cultural humility is and why we need it, and describes a set of principles that …2012
It’s Time to Talk: how to start conversations about racial inequitiesThis report tells how KIDS COUNT advocates in Nebraska, Wisconsin and Washington used solid data, leadership and citizen engagement to …2015
Understanding Structural Racism ActivityThis activity helps participants delve deeper in analyzing racism and start to learn how to use a structural racism lens. …2019
Knowing Who You Are: Helping Youth in Care Develop Their Racial and Ethnic Identity – Facilitator GuideThis guide contains information about the role of the facilitator, things to think about before viewing the video, and group …2005
Knowing Who You Are: Helping Youth in Care Develop Their Racial and Ethnic Identity – Viewer GuideThis guide contains definitions and descriptions related to racial and ethnic identity, background information about the Knowing Who You Are …2005
Knowing Who You Are: Helping Youth in Care Develop Their Racial and Ethnic IdentityThis video provides the catalyst for inspiring courageous conversations and ultimately helping youth in care develop a healthy perspective and …2005
Courageous Conversations about RaceThis webinar presentation describes four steps: notice, engage, understand, and empathize of having courageous conversations about race.  Add to My …2015
Culture Card: A Guide to Build Cultural AwarenessThis guide provides basic information to enhance cultural competence while providing services in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Keywords: Native …2009
The Wakanheza Project™ Creating Welcoming EnvironmentsThis document provides principles and strategies that prevent or de-escalate stressful situations in public to create more welcoming environments for …2019
The Challenge of Sustaining Cultural and Linguistic CompetenceThis paper provides effective and creative strategies for sustaining cultural and linguistic competence efforts and examples of inclusive strategic planning …2014
Resources for Child Welfare Professionals Working with Families from Refugee BackgroundsThis guide provides information and resources to assist child welfare workers in providing culturally responsive, appropriate services to meet the …2014
Defusing Hate: A Strategic Communication Guide to Counteract Dangerous SpeechThis tool describes strategic communication to prevent dangerous speech from facilitating group-targeted violence Add to My Resources 02015
Components for Developing Culturally Responsive Seven Approaches to Serving Diverse PopulationsThis guide lists seven components that serve as the foundation to creating culturally responsive programs. Add to My Resources 0, 2017
Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based OrganizationsThis resource guide identifies easily accessible resources on cultural competency that CBOs can use to become more responsive to the …2017
The Implicit Association TestThis assessment measures unconscious associations about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other characteristics. Add to My Resources 02013
Partnering with Latino and Immigrant Families: Resources and Suggestions for Child Welfare ProfessionalsThis guide shares background information, resources, and suggestions to help you achieve safety, permanence, and well-being for Latino and immigrant …2015
Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work PracticeThis document provides guidance on the implementation and realization of culturally competent practice. Add to My Resources 02015
Activity to Explore the Impact of Skin ColorThis document guides an activity that illustrates the different experiences participants may have based on the color of their skin …2019
The Four Agreements of Courageous ConversationsThis document offers guidelines that help create the conditions for safe exploration and learning for all throughcourageous conversations about race. …2006
Addressing Implicit Bias in the Child Welfare SystemThis presentation outlines disparities throughout the process (i.e, referral & investigation, substantiation, removal & out-of-home placement), impact of implicit bias, …2017
White Privilege Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntoshThis document lists personal examples of unearned advantage and encourages individuals to reflect on and recognize their own unearned advantages …, 1988
Microaggressions: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that evaluates microaggressions and proposes possible approaches to handling situations in which microaggressions occur. The …, 2018