Utilizing the Psychological Stressor-Strain theory, this study assessed the associations between everyday workplace discrimination, racial/ethnic identities, and psychological well-being among public child welfare case workers.
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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 1-pager defines and explains active efforts according to the 2016 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) final rule. Information includes examples of how active efforts are different from reasonable/passive efforts and how public child welfare programs can ensure active efforts are followed.
The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978 is one of the key components to protecting the rights and culture of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and families. Unfortunately, not all child welfare caseworkers are aware of how to apply ICWA or the troubling history that prompted the law to be enacted. This …
This document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Supporting Self-Care at the System Level
This document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Connecting to Cultural Ways
This document provides tips and resources to promote the development of emerging leaders’ critical leadership skills, and ways child welfare programs can support their growth.
This brief describes how Nassau County, NY reduced disparity among children entering foster care by implementing a blind removal process.
This policy summit report provides a history of racial equity in child welfare nad includes policy recommendations for reform.
This webpage outlines the different types of stressors child welfare workers may be exposed to in their everyday work, as well as signs and symptoms of secondary traumatic stress.