This tool kit is your opportunity to develop and practice your leadership skills so that you can positively impact children, families, and your community. A leadership development plan, built from a competency-based framework, and based on a self-assessment, will guide you in developing the critical leaderships skills necessary for success.
Document Category: Education/Professional Development
This 1-pager provides a summary of the research on how individuals with social work degrees perform in child welfare.
This document provides tips and resources to promote the development of emerging leaders’ critical leadership skills, and ways child welfare programs can support their growth.
The following jurisdictional snapshots spotlight 12 different state, county, and national models and approaches to coaching child protection agency staff.
This infographic describes how to support graduates’ transition to work as a child welfare retention strategy.
This document summarizes a ten-year retrospective study of a child welfare stipend program involving four university social work programs in partnership with the Colorado Department of Human Services. The study included 245 stipend graduates and examined the program’s influence on their organizational commitment, professional identity, and intent to stay in the field.
This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the November 17, 2020, NCWWI Innovations Exchange on Education and Professional Development.
This document lists strategies to support transition to work and the long-term retention of traineeship graduates.
This resource list identifies organizations that offer training activities with defined learning objectives that may include a range of modalities, such as self-paced eLearnings, webinars, or videos. Offerings have been included if they can be credited to a staff’s learning portfolio by receiving proof of participation through a training certificate or continuing education unit (CEU), …
This document lists 10 icebreakers that can be used during virutal training.