Document Category: Adaptive Leadership

Dear Leaders Tool

This resource includes starting points for child welfare leaders who seek to bring family voice and power into the system.

System Transformation Through Community Leadership: Strategies for building effective partnerships with Black and Brown communities

Chapin Hall has compiled key findings into five system transformation equity bulletins and a toolkit to make lessons from the research accessible to the field, and to promote testing and evaluation of key strategies. The Methods Report, a companion to the five equity bulletins and toolkit, describes the approach and methods used to develop strategies …

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Learning & Living Leadership Tool Kit

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.

Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) Take the Lead Series

The Take the Lead Series supplements the Core LAS Curriculum with short, interactive modules to help supervisors build skills and develop concrete strategies in topic areas of related interest. The Take the Lead modules each take one hour to complete, and are highly interactive.

Leadership Competency Framework

This document provides the NCWWI competency framework, which reflects the multi-dimensional nature of the child welfare field and the corresponding complex and diverse body of knowledge and skills. It describes the approach and resource documents used as the basis for the NCWWI competency framework, and, for each competency, offers a definition and a proficiency ladder, …

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Learning, Leading, Changing and Making a Difference

The video provides an overview of NCWWI through the perspectives of NCWWI’s diverse partners. It explains how NCWWI’s workforce development activities promote learning, leading and changing, as well as how NCWWI’s data-driven capacity building, education, and professional development prepares and supports the commitment of leaders to pursue excellence and sustainable systems change in service of …

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Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) Core Curriculum

Designed for experienced child welfare supervisors, the core curriculum consists of the Introductory Module and 5 subsequent online modules corresponding with the NCWWI Leadership Model. Total online time is 21 hours. The curriculum follows two tracks: developing leadership skills through a personal learning plan and developing a Change Initiative within a supervisor’s sphere of influence.

Making a Difference #3: Child Welfare Means Change Management: Stories & Lessons Learned from LAMM Alumni

This webinar is the third of a 4-part national mini-series, Making a Difference: NCWWI Impact & Lessons Learned (2008-2013) and shares the stories of Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM) alumni, and what they have learned about sustainable systems change, change management and leadership in the field of child welfare that can apply to current …

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