• Welcome to the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute

    Welcome to the
    National Child Welfare Workforce Institute

    Our purpose is to increase child welfare practice effectiveness through diverse partnerships that focus on workforce systems development, organizational interventions, and change leadership, using data-driven capacity building, education, and professional development.
  • Workforce Development Month

    Workforce Development Month

    We hope you will join us in celebrating Child Welfare Workforce Development Month throughout September 2019! Explore
  • The NCWWI Leadership Academies Curricula & Training Materials

    The NCWWI Leadership Academies Curricula & Training Materials

    The NCWWI Leadership Academies provide supervisors and managers with opportunities to become skilled in leading change, fostering collaborations, implementing results-oriented decisions, and leading people. This online and in-person curriculum, along with step-by-step implementation guides, are now available! Explore
  • Online Learning Opportunities

    Online Learning Opportunities

    Access engaging, interactive online learning that builds skills in leadership, workforce development, and change implementation. Explore
  • National Webinar Calendar

    National Webinar Calendar

    This comprehensive list includes free webinars that are sponsored by a range of organizations, including NCWWI. Explore
  • Workforce Development Framework

    Workforce Development Framework

    The newly updated Workforce Development Framework (WDF) guides agency leaders to improve the health of their child welfare workforce. Explore
  • Real Stories From the Field

    Real Stories From the Field

    Learn about workforce success from all over the country. Explore


Tools of the Trade 2018 is a five-part series of interactive and informational webinars! Our team will help you explore NCWWI resources and efficiently locate just the right ones to make positive changes in your teams or organizations. NCWWI staff will host a new 45-minute session each month.

Each of these 45-minute sessions will help participants use or apply one of the following sets of NCWWI tools:

  1. eResources on MyNCWWI
  2. NCWWI Online Learning Opportunities, including microlearnings
  3. Workforce Development Planning & Assessment Tool Kit
  4. Leadership Activities for Staff at all levels
  5. Leadership Training for Supervisors  and Middle Managers

Recordings, Handouts and Resources:

Session 1: Finding the Right eResources on MyNCWWI (April 2018)

Session 2: How Supervisors, Trainers, and Faculty can use NCWWI Microlearnings (May 2018)

Session 3: Facilitating a Workforce Development Planning and Assessment Process (June 26, 2018)

Session 4: Accessing Leadership Activities for Staff at all Levels (July 25, 2018)

Session 5: Implementing Leadership Training for Supervisors and Middle Managers (August 23, 2018)