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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pdf 7 Lessons Learned from the Western Workforce Project (50 downloads)

This document explains seven lessons learned after conducting Comprehensive Organizational Health…

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pdf A Comprehensive Workforce Strategy to Advance Child Welfare Outcomes (46 downloads)

This report is a compilation of input from leaders and universities in 28 U. S. states and counti…

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pdf A Review of Child Welfare Services at DSS SC (35 downloads)

This report reviews various issues pertaining to child welfare services, procurement, and agency …

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pdf Balancing Head & Heart California’s Child Welfare Workforce (24 downloads)

This newsletter from the California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership examines the valuable…

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pdf Building Leaderful Organizations: Succession Planning for Nonprofits (23 downloads)

This publication presents alternative models of succession planning designed particularly for non…

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pdf CalSWEC's Ecological Model for Workforce Development (33 downloads)

This model was developed as a guide for workforce development evaluation and research activities.…

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pdf Child Welfare Workforce Demographic Trends (47 downloads)

This document offers a general snapshot of frontline child welfare caseworkers in the Unites Stat…

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pdf Child Welfare Workforce: Implications for the Private Nonprofit Sector (30 downloads)

This paper provides recommendations of actions that private, public, and academic organizations c…

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document Competency Menu Rating Worksheet (33 downloads)

This form provides a menu of competencies that may be appropriate for a wide array of human servi…

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pdf Competency-based Workforce Development: A Synthesis of Current Approaches (36 downloads)

This paper defines and explains a competency-based approach, the rationale for using competency m…

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pdf Components of an Effective Child Workforce to Improve Outcomes For Children and Families: What Does the Research Tell Us? (24 downloads) Download
audio CWIG Workforce Podcast Series Episode 1: The Workforce Development Framework (16 downloads)

This podcast, hosted by the Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG), gives listeners an opportun…

pdf Effective Succession Strategies (19 downloads)

vThis document describes common characteristics of effective succession planning efforts and stra…

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pdf Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children Final Report and Recommendations (MN) (20 downloads)

This report advise the governor and legislature on system and practice improvements in the child …

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pdf Guide to Developing Strategic Workforce Plans (Washington) (23 downloads)

This guide is to explain the process of strategic workforce planning. This guide is designed as a…

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pdf Human Resources as a Strategic Partner for Health and Human Services (21 downloads)

This report proposes a variety of strategies for consideration by health and human service leader…

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pdf Kansas Child Welfare Comprehensive Workforce Plan (21 downloads)

The report presents results of a state-wide assessment and preliminary plan to address agency and…

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default Keeping Track of Our Most Valuable Resource: Using Workforce Data to Improve Child Welfare Programs (33 downloads)

Keeping Track of Our Most Valuable Resource:

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default Learning, Leading, Changing (26 downloads)

For decades, the approach to workforce issues in child welfare was crisis-driven. Workers were no…

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default Making a Difference #1: Evaluation Findings, Strategies and Lessons Learned (28 downloads)

This webinar offers an overview of what we learned through our evaluation and highlights findings…

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