Document Category: Adaptive Leadership

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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Adaptive Leadership: Practical Application

This 90-minute webinar explains the diagnostic framework for determining the adaptive challenge and how to mobilize the system to implement vision; and how to effectively deploy oneself and practical ways to use these concepts to improve outcomes for children, youth and families. 

Bridging the Gap: A Learning Activity on Effective Multidisciplinary Collaboration

This paper highlights a learning activity that demonstrates the principles of collaboration and the impact it has within the field of human services from a multidisciplinary framework. It gives participants the opportunity to gain valuable insight on functional and applicable methods of successful collaboration across disciplines. 

Competency-based Leadership Development

This article describes a competency-based leadership development program in child welfare that has demonstrated effectiveness by developing a comprehensive competency model and using that model to design and deliver leadership training across the country.