Work with Purpose Child Welfare Professional Recruitment Toolkit

The Work with Purpose recruitment campaign – and the information and materials in this toolkit – is intended to support child welfare recruitment efforts. It includes high-level campaign messaging and guidance about how to refer to the work and roles, social media content and creative for job fairs. To learn more, visit

Partnership for Sustainable Change

Research indicates that change is not sustainable when we do not meaningfully engage those most impacted by a change (even when it’s being developed to improve services for them). Take this 12-minute course to learn 24 strategies that contribute to effective partnerships.

Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities (MARC) through Policy and Advocacy (Toolkit)

This toolkit was created by the MARC Foundation to support and encourage cross-sector networks in trauma-informed policy and advocacy efforts. The toolkit compiles examples of cross-sector trauma-informed policy and practice from around the country. For leaders looking to better understand the role of policy and advocacy in the ACEs, Resilience, and Trauma (ART) movement this …

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Public Narrative Planning Sheet

This worksheet walks you through storytelling as an advocacy tool with exercises and guiding questions for developing one’s “story of self,” “story of us,” and “story of now.”

Leadership Foundations

This leadership module first explores different leadership styles, including strengths-based, adaptive, transformational, and daring leadership. These leadership styles have in common certain behaviors that help leaders navigate the complexity of child welfare. The final section of this module describes NCWWI’s research-based leadership framework, which supports the development of child welfare leaders regardless of their leadership …

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Cultural Humility Strategies

(60 minutes) Supervisors have a key role to play in promoting cultural responsiveness and leveraging diversity. This one hour module offers concrete strategies to help promote recognition and valuing of cultural differences at the interpersonal and agency level.

NCWWI Leadership Academy

The NCWWI Leadership Academy provides supervisors and managers with opportunities to become skilled in leading change, fostering collaborations, implementing results-oriented decisions, and leading people. Academy graduates across the country are pioneering positive changes in their agencies and strengthening child welfare program effectiveness to support the success of children, youth, and families.

Annie E. Casey Family First Communication Toolkit

A downloadable toolkit to help child welfare leaders, providers, advocates, and others talk about how the Family First Pre­ven­tion Ser­vices Act can help improve out­comes for chil­dren and families.