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 …
Document Category: Workforce Development Planning
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.
This is a cross-site summary report of results from NCWWI’s four public (two county and two state) Workforce Excellence (WE) sites’ Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessments (COHA). The baseline COHAs were conducted from June to August of 2019 to identify critical workforce strengths and challenges.
This document lists participant responses to an activity that asked them to complete the sentences, “I am a leader beacuse…”, “I am proud when…”, and I am courageous because…”.
Case managers play a significant role in the child welfare system. Although previous studies have examined the multiple demands and requirements for case managers, few studies have utilized the perspective of case managers to highlight practices and areas of need within the child welfare system. The purpose of this qualitative study was to expand the …
A central goal of this study was to understand internal and external resources that can mitigate the relationship between job demands and job burnout thereby reducing the high turnover among child welfare caseworkers.