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Access engaging, interactive online learning that builds skills in leadership, workforce development, and change implementation. These tools are available to anyone and can be used by supervisors and managers (coaching & team meetings), training departments (pre-work, transfer strategies, optional courses & staff newsletters), faculty and implementation teams (to provide foundational information).  View our webinar for more information.


 Attracting the Best (4 minutes) 

Attracting1.fwPeople feel more competent and are likely to stay when they have realistic expectations about what the job entails and when there is a good match between the requirements of the job and their own capabilities. This five-minute module provides information on effective recruitment strategies that begin with a consistent message both realistic about the job and inspiring to potential candidates.

Creating a Supportive Community Context
(5 minutes)

supportiveculturePeople need to feel that as child welfare professionals, they are a valued partner in the larger community and that everyone is collaborating together to support children, youth and families. This 5-minute module describes how people need to be included in meaningful decision-making and see that diversity and individual differences are valued to achieve the vision and mission of the agency.


Cultural Identity and Situational Factors (7 minutes)

Diversity Module 1Knowing ourselves helps us to recognize our personal biases and stereotypes and to see the world from the perspective of others.  This short 7-minute module also explores two situational factors that affect our ever-changing sense of cultural identities: saliency and intersectionality.


Cultural Openness (3 minutes)

Diversity Module 2An important dimension of cultural humility is to maintain an openness to cultural differences. This short 3-minute module provides an overview of the ways we can learn from the people with whom we interact, reserving judgment, and bridging the cultural divide between our perspectives. 


Diversity Leadership Strategies (1 hour)

Cultural DiversitySupervisors have a key role to play in promoting cultural responsiveness and leveraging diversity. This one-hour module offers concrete strategies to help promote recognition and valuing of cultural differences at the interpersonal and agency level.

Get on the Balcony (3 minutes)

getonbalconyLeadership requires assessing the overall environment which can be done by stepping back to view the patterns, relationships, and context. It's the understanding of the big pictures that separate leadership from management. We know this isn't as easy as it sounds so this provides strategies on how to do it.


Recruitment Strategies (1 hour)

RecruitmentFinding qualified workers who are likely to stay is a major challenge in child welfare.  This one-hour module shares some specific strategies and examples from other states that can make your recruitment efforts more successful.


Think Politically (2.5 minutes)

stagesofimplementationThis microlearning (2 1/2 minutes) explains ways to think politically, one of the seven behaviors of adaptive leadership. Completing this course will help participants develop leadership skills in all domains of NCWWI's Leadership Model (http://bit.ly/1S2Drlp). It also provides strategies that can be used to support community context and organizational environment components of the Workforce Development Framework (http://bit.ly/1VHwWKk).


Three Tools To Guide Change Efforts (2 minutes)

3toolsThis microlearning explains the 3 most popular tools used by those managing change efforts at their agency.


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