Leading Social Transformations: A Case Study Update on Advancing the Common Good

This webinar follows-up on a case study published May 2021 focusing on methods for large-scale transformation in Canada’s family justice system. Four authors from the case study provide deeper context into the study’s tools and techniques and address the barriers to large-scale transformation societies face today.

Episode 50: Family First – Title IV-E Prevention Plan Implementation Updates, Part 1

The Children’s Bureau (CB) hosted a webinar to share the lessons and experiences of two jurisdictions whose Title IV-E Prevention Plans received approval from CB. The webinar’s intent was to provide child welfare leaders and their partners with perspectives, tips, and guidance on developing and implementing prevention plans to support their unique needs while taking …

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Kansas Racial Equity Collaborative

The Racial Equity Collaborative is a Kansas statewide effort to understand the history of racial inequities in child welfare and to define the problem through a shared language and advocate for racial equity moving forward. Videos and presentation slides discussing these topics are presented.

Learning, Leading, Changing: Advancing Workplace Equity

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 …

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Learning, Leading, Changing: Collaborating to Enhance ICWA Knowledge and Practice

Held on March 21, 2022, this learning exchange focused on enhancing knowledge and understanding of ICWA and tribal sovereignty through partnerships between schools of social work and child welfare training units in public and tribal child welfare organizations. Panelists shared examples from partnerships in Georgia and Minnesota.

Empowering the Child Welfare Workforce and its Emerging Leaders

On September 28, 2021. a panel hosted by NCWWI and CWLA presented helpful steps that emerging leaders can take to promote their own growth and development of critical leadership skills in their existing position or program and share concrete ways organizations can support emerging leaders. The recording of the event is available here: https://vimeo.com/618222458