Education/Professional Development

Integrated Curriculum Guide for Social Work Practice With American Indians and Alaska Natives in Child Welfare

This guide provides a curricular framework based upon the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS; 2022), that focuses on knowledge, skills, values, and evidenced-based practices that social work students must apply when working with AIAN children and families.

Integrated Curriculum Guide for Social Work Practice With American Indians and Alaska Natives in Child Welfare Read More »

Leadership Academy Implementation Guide

NCWWI’s Leadership Academy is designed to build and support the critical leadership skills  child welfare supervisors, managers, and directors need to be successful. This guide leverages NCWWI’s extensive experience implementing the Academy in diverse organizations using multiple training formats to support organizations exploring, planning, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining the Academy. This is the PDF version. There

Leadership Academy Implementation Guide Read More »

Preventing Childhood Toxic Stress: Partnering With Families and Communities to Promote Relational Health

This policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics describes how relational health can be employed to build resilience and mitigate childhood toxic stress by partnering with families and communities. A paradigm shift from a problem-focused model to a solution-based approach would actively engage youth and their families in developing strategies to cope with current

Preventing Childhood Toxic Stress: Partnering With Families and Communities to Promote Relational Health Read More »

What Works Cities Certification

The What Works Cities is a certification that city governments can receive for making strides toward improving quality of life for their residents. Giving special attention to communities and their needs is paramount to achieving this certification and included qualities like implementing permanent housing for homeless individuals, empowering residents to have a voice in improving

What Works Cities Certification Read More »