Real Stories From The Field

The Real Stories project is a multimedia collection of workforce development stories from students, faculty, and child welfare professionals at all levels. Each project provides unique, first-person insight into the impact that NCWWI initiatives and partnerships are having on workforce and child welfare practice across the country. Utilize our a Real Stories Tool Kit to bring together colleagues/staff, students, and/or community members for rich discussions about innovative workforce development initiatives.
WHEN PREPARATION MEETS OPPORTUNITY

WHEN PREPARATION MEETS OPPORTUNITY

Anne Graham, a child welfare middle manager from New Hampshire, developed a much-needed change initiative during her participation in the LAMM. Although her project addressed a serious gap in worker pre-service training, it took several years for her to influence and enact change. This story explains how her preparation met the opportunity and she realized her goal.

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