Held on May 26, 2022, this learning exchange focused on how universities and agencies engage social work students and graduates as emerging leaders. Panelists shared examples from partnerships in Arkansas and Erie County (NY).
Document Category: Workforce Development Planning
This guide provides an overview of evaluation activities and resources that a state, county, tribal, or private child welfare agency can use to evaluate their delivery of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) Leadership Academy.
This learning exchange, held on April 19, 2022, focused on how participants can advance workplace equity in child welfare. Panelists explored research on experiences of workplace discrimination in child welfare and discuss strategies for university and agency partners to build towards more equitable workplaces. The panel discussion was followed by a small group peer-to-peer exchange …
In this video, Megan Paul, QIC-WD Workforce Team Lead, discusses how to calculate turnover in a child welfare agency.
Child welfare systems should foster a healthy organizational culture and climate and improve the well-being of the child welfare workforce. Attention to issues of racial equity, in all facets of the organization and workforce, is particularly critical. This video discusses how child welfare organizations can create equity in the workforce by promoting diversity, emphasizing the …
This document summarizes a study that used survey and administrative data from 485 Oregon Department of Human Services caseworkers to investigate how family or child case severity and job resources impact workers’ decisions to stay in the field.
This short video introduces the TCOHA to Tribal Workforce Excellence Sites. It also serves as an example for other sites on how to communicate about the Tribal Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment.
This one minute video introduces the COHA to Workforce Excellence Sites. It also serves as an example for other sites on how to communicate about the COHA.
This report provides the results of the Coronavirus-19 Workforce Needs Assessment (COVID-19 WNA) that was conducted in two state and two county public child wefare workforce excellence sites in May 2020. It includes information on office safety, communication, professional support, and the impacts of COVID-19 on the workforce and the work with children and families.
This document provides an overview of cricital workforce needs across both public and tribal child welfare programs and organized using the components of the Workforce Development Framework.