Curricula/Training Material

Partnership for Sustainable Change

Research indicates that change is not sustainable when we do not meaningfully engage those most impacted by a change (even when it’s being developed to improve services for them). Take this 12-minute course to learn 24 strategies that contribute to effective partnerships.

Healing of the Canoe Training Center

This is a great resource for other tribal communities or organizations who are interested in developing a curriculum for youth that improves cognitive-behavioral life skills. The Healing of the Canoe Project is a collaborative project between the Suquamish Tribe, the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington. Both …

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The Data Equity Framework

The Data Equity Framework is a systematic process that provides you with a set of tools, checklists, and practices that allow you to identify and understand each place in your work where you are embedding a worldview or prioritizing a lived experience. It equips you and your team to make those choices intentionally in a …

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Leadership Academy Coaching Materials

NCWWI has found that coaching leads to higher competency gains and supports the application of leadership skills in the workplace. We use a development coaching model (not performance coaching) that focuses on raising awareness of thoughts, assumptions, values, beliefs, mindset, and emotions that drive actions and behaviors. Access our current leadership academy coaching materials to …

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NCWWI Leadership Academy

The NCWWI Leadership Academy provides supervisors and managers with opportunities to become skilled in leading change, fostering collaborations, implementing results-oriented decisions, and leading people. Academy graduates across the country are pioneering positive changes in their agencies and strengthening child welfare program effectiveness to support the success of children, youth, and families.

Restoring Resiliency Response (RRR)© Model

A model designed to help alleviate the stress and anxiety associated with the secondary traumatic stress issues child protection workers face following a critical incident, such as a child fatality or violence against staff in the field. Information about available training.

Child Welfare Training Toolkit

NCSACW developed the Child Welfare Training Toolkit to educate child welfare workers about substance use and co-occurring disorders among families involved in the child welfare system.

National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative

NTI has developed two state-of-the-art, standardized, web-based trainings to build the capacity of child welfare and mental health professionals in all states, tribes, and territories to effectively support children, youth, and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families by better understanding and addressing the mental health needs of children, youth and their families.

Tribal sovereign status: Conceptualizing its integration into the social work curriculum

This banded dissertation contains three related products: a conceptual article, a research article, and the development of an original social work course. Together the products conceptualize, research, and envision how accredited social work programs can integrate tribal sovereign status relevant theories and concepts into curriculum to prepare social workers to collaborate and work with Indigenous …

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Quality Parenting Initiative Just In Time Training

Florida’s Just in Time Training is a web based service program designed to connect foster parents, kinship or other caregivers with training, peer experts and other resources. Questions are answered and practical solutions to care for children are discussed – all from the comfort of your home or office.