Adaptive Leadership

Leadership Academy Implementation Guide

NCWWI’s Leadership Academy is designed to build and support the critical leadership skills  child welfare supervisors, managers, and directors need to be successful. This guide leverages NCWWI’s extensive experience implementing the Academy in diverse organizations using multiple training formats to support organizations exploring, planning, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining the Academy. This is the PDF version. There […]

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Supporting a Culture of Wellness for Emerging Leaders

NCWWI, the Child Welfare League of America, and CWLA’s Emerging Leaders Committee partnered to provide this webinar focused on wellness for emerging leaders in public and not-for-profit organizations. Recognizing that leadership happens at all levels, this webinar features a panel of public and private agencies implementing multifaceted strategies that support employee wellness and professional development

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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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Leadership Foundations

This leadership module first explores different leadership styles, including strengths-based, adaptive, transformational, and daring leadership. These leadership styles have in common certain behaviors that help leaders navigate the complexity of child welfare. The final section of this module describes NCWWI’s research-based leadership framework, which supports the development of child welfare leaders regardless of their leadership

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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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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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