This document summarizes a study that explored factors related to teaming to see if they buffered the negative consequences of abusive supervision.
Document Category: Supervision
This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the July 21, 2020, NCWWI Innovations Exchange on Leadership and Supervision.
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 …
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the degree to which certain components of strengths-based supervision (SBS) predict higher levels of satisfaction with supervision for child protective services (CPS) specialists. Satisfaction with supervision is imperative as it impacts retention and enhances decision-making and improves client outcomes.
This self-assessment from Washington State can be used by workers and supervisors to assess an individual’s readiness for telework.
This handbook provides policies and procedures used by Washington State to operationalize their telework program.
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, …
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.
This research summary explores the common elements of telework programs that agencies should be aware of, the best practices for telework in child welfare, and examples of state telework agreements and other relevant employee policies.
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.