Training

NCWWI Leadership Academy: Cross-site final evaluation report, pre-training to 6-month follow-up

Evaluators from NCWWI conducted a longitudinal assessment of Leadership Academy participant experience (satisfaction, relevance, knowledge gains and application, change project, and coaching) and gathered feedback from multiple sources related to Academy implementation (training director, trainers, coaches, and the NCWWI Leadership Development Specialists who supported Academy implementation). This report summarizes evaluation results and offers lessons learned […]

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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.

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Putting Family First: Developing an Evidence-Based Child Welfare Preventive Practice Model

This paper provides guidance for state child welfare agencies on what to consider when developing a preventive practice model that aligns with the requirements of Family First, addresses the unique needs of families within local communities and ensures that selected programs and practices can be implemented with quality. It is designed to help child welfare

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Improving the Child Welfare Workforce Through Training: Common Questions and Evidence-Informed Answers from the QIC-WD

Training is often the first intervention child welfare agencies use to address critical workforce development issues. This QIC-Tip aims to answer child welfare agency leaders’ questions about effective training strategies to increase knowledge, enhance skills, and improve job performance.

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