Document Category: Disproportionality & Disparities

Reflecting on Racial Equity and Inclusion

These short (one minute or less) videos provide reflection questions and link to a racial equity and inclusion resource. We hope you will use them to reflect on your racial equity efforts and share them with your colleagues and friends.

Everyday Workplace Discrimination: NCWWI 1-page Summary

Utilizing the Psychological Stressor-Strain theory, this study assessed the associations between everyday workplace discrimination, racial/ethnic identities, and psychological well-being among public child welfare case workers.

Disproportionality

This section of the Child Welfare Information Gateway includes issues such as overrepresentation in the child welfare system, underrepresentation in support services, inequitable investigations for suspected cases of maltreatment, and disparities in decision-making. Additionally, this section provides resources on pursuing racial and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) equity in child welfare.

Addressing Disproportionality and Disparities in Child Welfare through Organizational Effectiveness Practice

“The purpose of this document is to present how APHSA’s Organizational Effectiveness Department proposes to work with agencies that are ready and willing to engage in these efforts and work towards equitable treatment and outcomes for their clients. Although inequitable outcomes may exist for many demographic groups within child welfare, our discussion regarding disproportionality and …

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Achieving Diversity in the Nonprofit Workplace: A Step-by Step Guide

This guide provides non-profit organizations with a step-by-step approach – in seven phases – to achieving diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. It offers a template developed from lessons learned and best practices of the many organizations that have collaborated with the program in a peer learning community.