This guidebook provides practical tips & tools for working with children and youth who have experienced trauma (and for the adults who love them, too).
Document Category: Work Conditions and Benefits
Click the links to access the top 10 self-care resources shared on NCWWI social media during 2021
This report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) examines how child welfare agencies responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and how the challenges affected both child protective and foster care services.
During the 2020 Child Welfare Worker Recognition Event, National Child Welfare Advocate, Victor Sims, gave an inspirational talk on how child welfare workers make a difference by showing up. This animated video is a shortened version of his speech. If you would like to hear it in its entirety, watch https://vimeo.com/458332722. To continue to learn …
During the 2020 Child Welfare Worker Recognition Event, National Child Welfare Advocate, Courtney Canova, gave an inspirational talk on how her social worker kept showing up…and it made all the difference! This animated video is a shortened version of her speech. If you would like to hear it in its entirety, watch https://vimeo.com/458332722.
Participant ideas and resources from the NCWWI Supporting the Virtual Workforce webinars Virtual Supervision; Well-Being; and Physical, Emotional, and Psychological Safety.
Participant ideas and resources from the NCWWI webinars Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Converting Classroom Training from In-Person to Online and Coaching Remotely.
This report is designed to review protocols and procedures for ensuring workplace safety in health and human service agencies. The research included in this report consists of information from worker safety trainings and published worker safety guidelines with a few noted worker safety studies. The research will discuss tips for maintaining safety in an office …
This article provides three case examples in which individuals are affected by Secondary Traumatic Stress. The author gives further examples of how Secondary Traumatic Stress can present itself and how to use self-care and leadership to combat secondary trauma and burnout.
This paper summarizes the three research briefs which provides information summarizing recent studies and reports that underscore the importance of manageable caseloads and workloads for child welfare professionals.