Resource Library

NCWWI develops and hosts workforce development resources for child welfare practitioners, supervisors, managers, leaders, students, faculty, researchers, policymakers and other professionals. Our resources have been organized into 15 different topical categories and subcategories, which can be accessed by clicking on the links below. If you prefer to search our resources by keyword or type, or to search within a particular topical category, simply use the search function below.
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Folder Data-Driven Decision Making

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pdf The Evidence Decision-Makers Want (8 downloads)

The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) works to promote the use of evidence in decision…

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default Allegheny County Data Warehouse (58 downloads)

This webpage highlights a human service agency’s data warehouse that provides the central repos…

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default Child Welfare Information Gateway: Information Systems & Data (65 downloads)

This webpage offers resources that address the use of information systems and data in child welfa…

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default National Data Archive on Child Abuse & Neglect (43 downloads)

This website, for The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN), promotes scholar…

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pdf Collaborating to Collect and use Data to Inform Quality Contacts (51 downloads)

This tip sheet offers considerations and collaborative strategies related to the collection,…

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pdf Improving the Welfare of Native Children by Using & Managing Data (29 downloads)

Covering the basics of data, this brief resource includes information on how data can be used to …

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pdf Navigating Rough Waters: Lessons Learned & Challenges to Avoid When Planning a Tribal Child Welfare Data System (27 downloads)

When programs journey through the river of data, knowing how to navigate rough waters and overcom…

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pdf Planning for Your Program’s Child Welfare Data System (26 downloads)

This two-page resource offers concise guiding questions for programs to consider as they develop …

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default The Power of Data for Learning and Changing (36 downloads)

This is the story of 3 graduate students from the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare who were a…

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default A Results-Oriented Culture (7 minute microlearning) (78 downloads)

Leaders in a results-oriented culture look at data, interpret it, and take action to make changes…

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default Dismantling Racial Inequity #3: A Data-Driven Approach to Improving Outcomes for Black Girls in Child Welfare (39 downloads)

This third session of "Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change" webinar …

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pdf Making Decisions in Child Welfare (22 downloads)

This issue of Practice Notes addresses new ways to ensure decisions are fair, well-informed, and …

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pdf Using Integrated Data Systems to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes (27 downloads)

This document highlights the use of integrated data systems by Wisconsin and Washington to evalua…

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pdf From Automated to Comprehensive: What child welfare organizations need to succeed (35 downloads)

This report provides insights into how agencies can optimally meet the key provisions of Comprehe…

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pdf Child Welfare Outcomes 2010–2013: Report to Congress Executive Summary (51 downloads)

This document summarizes the Child Welfare Outcomes 2010–2013 Report to Congress which pro…

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pdf Considering Outcomes in the Children’s System of Care (48 downloads)

This brief serves as a primer for programs and agencies that are considering initiating work towa…

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pdf Data Strategies: Measuring Racial Disparities in Child Welfare (42 downloads)

This webinar helps agency leaders, managers and data staff identify at which decision points chil…

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default Foster Conversations about Results With Data Walks (13 downloads)

This video demonstrates how you can rely on data walks to get stakeholders to work together to as…

pdf Tracking and Using Implementation and Outcome Data (W/Tip Sheet) (28 downloads)

This document shares important best practices in building capacity to track and use data for prac…

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pdf Using Data: NCWWI 1-page Summary (185 downloads) Popular

This document highlights the findings of a study identifying the organizational factors that …

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