This Selection Toolkit provides resources for screening, interviewing and hiring applicants for worker positions in public child welfare agencies; contains an abbreviated version of the Competency-Based Selection Process for interviewing and choosing applicants for child welfare positions; the Selection Checklist and Schedule forms, which provide an overview of the selection procedures and timeline; and information …
Document Category: Screening and Selection
This paper examines the reliability of the revised standardized screening process. Staff at the Child Welfare Training Institute became involved with the redesign of the screening process and advocated that the new process be standardized, be based on job analysis, use multiple job-related assessments, and focus on specific competencies.
Once you have a pool of candidates to choose from, what tools are available to help you screen them for appropriateness to the job? This one hour module provides competency-based strategies to help you choose the right candidate.
This paper summarizes best practice approaches to screening and selection and provides examples of some innovative approaches.
This document summarizes the article “A Research-Based Child Welfare Employee Selection Protocol: Strengthening Retention of the Workforce”, which describes the development and initial implementation of a new employee selection protocol (ESP) for child welfare grounded in the results of recent large-scale employee retention studies and a set of research-based, minimally essential knowledge, skills, abilities, and …
Competency-based, standardized interviewing processes provide insight into candidates’ potential “fit” with the job. Hiring procedures that minimize cumbersome processes and lengthy delays are also important strategies. This 6.5 minute module provides information on the screening and selection process, the importance of focusing on entry level competencies, and the steps in a screening and selection system.
This guide provides best practices for recruitment and selection of staff who will deliver the Child and Family Practice Model with the children and families being served