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 NCWWI.org/RecruitmentCampaign.
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.
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 …
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.”
This brief summarizes historical policy context and provides an overview of policy, programmatic, analytic, and engagement strategies for leveraging economic supports to promote child and family well-being and prevent maltreatment.
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 …
(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.
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.
A brief summary of how some states are working with communities to create an organizational climate that champions social work in ways that improve outcomes for children. Tips for success are outlined.
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.