Learn how several jurisdictions are implementing strategies to recruit and retain a strong child welfare workforce.
The State Roundtable establishes workgroups to research and address statewide areas of concern for the PA Dependency System. Workgroup membership includes judges, child welfare professionals and other key stakeholders based on the topic. Each year, Workgroups prepare State Roundtable Reports outlining the progress of the group, research conducted and recommendations to address the areas of …
Review this webinar to hear about ways to build resilience for child welfare professionals. Learn more about tools and resources available to help yourself and your clients respond with resilience in the face of challenges. Attendees will engage in practical approaches for coping with personal and workplace stress. Access handouts on the NCWWI website: ncwwi.org/ncwwi-webinars/
Dr. Amelia Franck Meyer presents practical tips and tools for us to integrate well-being into our lives, our work, and our organizations to allow us to support those we serve in sustainable ways.
Discusses the importance of organizations making space for staff discussion, well-being, and working at the organizational level to address Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) at scale.
This study explores physiological stress among child welfare professionals before and after the removal of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in June 2021.
This infographic describes how mindfulness can improve well-being and provides examples on how to use mindfulness for self-care.
A list of self-care resources to support individuals in creating a self-care plan.
This video describes common challenges and the important role workers had in selecting a workforce intervention to test as part of the QIC-WD project. It also summarizes the interventions selected to address a variety of workforce strategies.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Children and Family Services (CFS) partnered with the QIC-WD to strengthen its child welfare workforce. The team created CFS Strong to address secondary traumatic stress (STS). This video features CFS staff discussing how STS impacts their job and how CFS Strong is designed to address it. The …