This report reviews various issues pertaining to child welfare services, procurement, and agency management at the South Carolina Department of Social Services including employee qualifications, salaries, training, turnover, caseloads, abuse and neglect investigations, child deaths, alternative caregivers, family preservation, and data reliability.
Document Category: Workforce Development Planning
This publication presents alternative models of succession planning designed particularly for nonprofits: (1) Pursuing the agency’s mission and service goals as effectively as possible; (2) Ensuring agency stability by developing bench strength behind its executive and key managers. (3) Creating the possibility that successors for executive director and top manager positions will emerge from the …
This document explains seven lessons learned after conducting Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessments (COHA) at four child welfare sites in Colorado, Wyoming, and North Dakota to determine what was and what was not working at the agency.
This report is a compilation of input from leaders and universities in 28 U. S. states and counties. The group outlined pressing issues facing the child welfare workforce and strategies for developing the workforce to address these issues.
This model was developed as a guide for workforce development evaluation and research activities. The model depicts the contributions of education, in-service training, and organizational supports, among such other factors as student and worker characteristics, to guide understanding of the effectiveness of the child welfare social work workforce in providing high-quality service to children and families.
This newsletter from the California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership examines the valuable and complex work performed by California’s child welfare workforce and highlights both the challenges and opportunities to strengthen and support the field.
This report advise the governor and legislature on system and practice improvements in the child protection system at all levels of government within the state of Minnesota.
This report proposes a variety of strategies for consideration by health and human service leaders in partnership with their human resources colleagues to solve workforce issues.