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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default Five Steps to a Stronger Child Welfare Workforce Podcast (9 downloads)

This podcast episode explores the key components and requirements of a five-step process develope…

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pdf NCWWI Workforce Development Framework Brief (38 downloads)

This document outlines NCWWI’s Workforce Development Framework (WDF) which is intended to help …

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pdf Examining Internal and External Job Resources in Child Welfare: Protecting Against Caseworker Burnout (9 downloads)

A central goal of this study was to understand internal and external resources that can mitigate …

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audio CWIG Workforce Podcast Series Episode 1: The Workforce Development Framework (18 downloads)

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

default Learning, Leading, Changing (46 downloads)

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

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pdf Real Stories from the Field Tool Kit (29 downloads)

This toolkit features real stories and supports discussions with staff, students, and/or communit…

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default Workforce Excellence in Missouri (24 downloads)

The Missouri Children’s Division faced big challenges prior to 2014. Too many children were in …

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pdf Through their Lens: Case Managers’ Experiences of the Child Welfare System (6 downloads)

Case managers play a significant role in the child welfare system. Although previous studies have…

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pdf Balancing Head & Heart California’s Child Welfare Workforce (39 downloads)

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

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pdf New Jersey Workforce Report: Annual Update 2016-2017 (25 downloads)

workforce and leadership functioning as well as system reform benchmarks in its commitment to the…

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pdf Profile of the Social Work Workforce (26 downloads)

This report presents the size of the workforce, demographic and educational background, work sett…

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pdf Human Resources as a Strategic Partner for Health and Human Services (34 downloads)

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

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pdf Minnesota Child Welfare Workforce Stabilization Study: Child Protection Summary Report (21 downloads)

This summary specifically focuses on the child protection workforce to better understand the stat…

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default New York State Department of Civil Services: Workforce & Succession Planning (25 downloads)

This webpage provides State agencies with guidance and a forum to share information on Workforce …

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pdf NJ DCF Workforce Report: A Commitment to Child Welfare Excellence through Comprehensive Workforce & Leadership Development (27 downloads)

This report provides an in-depth review of key indicators of performance and related strategies t…

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pdf Preparing for Tomorrow’s State and Local Government Workforce (32 downloads)

This eBook looks at how state and local governments across the country are using innovative pract…

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pdf Why the Workforce Matters Infographic (32 downloads)

This infographic visually describes why the workforce matters. It includes information on the cha…

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pdf Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children Final Report and Recommendations (MN) (32 downloads)

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

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pdf Competency-based Workforce Development: A Synthesis of Current Approaches (48 downloads)

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

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pdf New Jersey DCF Workforce: Preliminary Highlights 2014-2015 (29 downloads)

This report summarizes the demographics and characteristics of the current child welfare workforc…

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