This brief discusses the current workforce crisis and provides recommendations on ways child welfare programs can enhance their recruitment efforts.
Document Category: Job Analysis and Position Requirements
A summary of workforce research evidence on job embeddedness relevant to the child welfare field.
This report uses available sources of data to present a profile of the current social work workforce defined according to the jobs social workers hold. This includes the size of the workforce, its demographic and educational background, its work setting, its compensation, and its geographical distribution.
This document is a human resource form to help develop an accurate and thorough job description.
This webpage features Realistic Job Preview videos from different states, along with supplemental materials and resources, which demonstrate the development, utilization and effectiveness of Realistic Job Previews (RJPs) on the recruitment, selection, and retention of child welfare workers.
This document explains a recruiting approach called Realistic Job Preview (RJP), its purpose, what information agencies should include, how to present the RJP, and some methods agencies can use to conduct RJP, and provides an implementation checklists.
This document summarizes the article “Realistic Job Previews in Child Welfare: State Of Innovation And Practice”, which discusses the development, utilization and effectiveness of Realistic Job Previews (RJPs) on the recruitment, selection, and retention of child welfare workers, based upon a review of 10 RJPs, interviews with human resources personnel and others, and outcome data …
This manual is designed to enhance capacity for more effective child welfare recruitment, selection, training, and retention practice, by providing child welfare professionals with practical, hands-on tools and information, new ideas, and sufficient background information on complex topics to ask informed questions, know where to turn for additional resources, and begin the process of implementing …
This toolkit is designed for public-sector and non-profit child welfare administrators and Human Resources Management professionals looking for ways to address the problem of early turnover.