Document Category: Supervision

“The stress is indescribable”: Self-reported Health Implications from Child Welfare Supervisors

The unique nature of the frontline supervisor role places them at risk of experiencing compounded levels of stress, yet they are often overlooked when it comes to examining child welfare work-related stressors. Findings from this study provided preliminary evidence to support systemic intervention to promote supervisor well-being and thereby improve the stability and effectiveness of …

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Telework Application Self Assessments

This self-assessment from Washington State can be used by workers and supervisors to assess an individual’s readiness for telework. Add to My Resources 0

Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Supervision Participant Summary

Participants volunteered strategies during the Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Virtual Supervision learning exchange to help make the transition to the world of virtual work a little easier. This document summarizes their ideas and insights which center on caring for the workforce, creating balance, finding rhythm to the work, discovering the upside of working from home, …

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Virtual Meetings in Child Welfare

This research summary explores the current technology that is available and robust enough to host engaging and dynamic virtual meetings and the practices that child welfare agencies should consider when hosting virtual meetings and events. Add to My Resources 0

Virtually Supervising Child Welfare Professionals During a Pandemic

During the pandemic crisis, supervisors must consistently engage their staff and assess caseworker needs and the needs of families served by the child welfare system. The following strategies help support staff, encourage team cohesion, and ensure important work continues. Add to My Resources 0