Document Category: Turnover

QIC-WD Workforce Interventions

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 Critical Role of Child Welfare Workers

“Social workers are the unsung heroes…” This video highlights the critical role that child welfare workers play on the frontlines – they manage threats and work everyday to keep children safe.

Connecting HR and Child Welfare Data

Child welfare and human resources (HR) data need to be connected to answer important workforce questions. This video highlights some of the common challenges when trying to link the two data sets and how the QIC-WD is overcoming those challenges.

Turnover v. Intent to Leave

This video captures QIC-WD evaluation team members discussing turnover data. They talk candidly about measures of “intent to leave” and what child welfare workers ultimately do, such as change jobs, get promoted, or leave the child welfare agency. The team also shares what the QIC-WD is doing to capture and measure these workforce decisions.

Coach Ohio: A Supportive Supervision and Resiliency Intervention

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services partnered with select counties to implement a supportive supervision and resiliency intervention. This video highlights the experience of workers, supervisors, and administrators who were involved in Coach Ohio, their intervention to support the child welfare workforce.

Standardized Competency-based Hiring Process

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services, worked with the QIC-WD to standardize their child welfare hiring practices. This video highlights how they created their new competency-based selection process and shares the experiences of staff and leaders who’ve participated in the new process.