Document Category: Recruitment

New Social Workers: The results of the nationwide survey of 2017 Social Work graduates

This survey provides a snapshot of social workers in terms of where they come from; which jobs they find; marketplace demand; satisfaction; and future career, education, and licensing/certification plans. By collecting this information, the survey aims to see how social work graduates at all degree levels plan to influence the workforce, including non-traditional social work …

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Resilient Child Welfare Worker Interviews

This document summarizes the interview responses of workers who were identified as “resilient” by their supervisors and administrators and includes lessons learned about factors related to worker and supervisor resiliency that could be translated into training curriculum and recruitment and retention strategies. 

Western Workforce Project

This website provides resources and products from the Western Workforce Project which was designed to create and test a workforce assessment and intervention model focused on organizational health. 

A Children’s Services Corps: Lessons from Teach for America for Building the Child Welfare System

This paper provides background information on Teach for America (TFA) successes, challenges, and impact through the years; examines lessons from TFA in relation to child welfare; and presents options for future consideration. The paper is intended to challenge traditional thinking and serve as a foundation and starting point for reframing approaches to both child welfare …

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