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 Leadership

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Folder Adaptive Leadership

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pdf The Views of Many: 360 feedback for child welfare leadership development: NCWWI 1-page Summary (1101 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a study that evaluated a 360 feedback and assessment process for child w…

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pdf Organizational Leadership: NCWWI 1-page Summary (264 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the article “Organizational Leadership and Its Impact on Social Workers…

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pdf Introduction to Results Count Path to Equity (31 downloads)

This introduction describes four skills that help leaders to achieve better and more equitable re…

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default Child Welfare Information Gateway: Agency Leadership (46 downloads)

This webpage provides resources that describe aspects of leadership and leadership strategies tha…

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pdf Emotional Intelligence for Leaders: NCWWI 1-page Summary (218 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the chapter, “On Leadership” by D. Goleman which describes that while i…

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default Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM): 3-Day Curriculum (34 downloads)

This competency-based training prepares middle managers to lead meaningful change in our nation…

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default For Missouri Field Support Manager, It's All About Relationships (43 downloads)

Dana Jones, a Field Support and Training Manager in Missouri, was facing high staff turnover rate…

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default Leading Through Understanding the Role of Life Stories (43 downloads)

Understanding the personal journey – or context - that leads people to a career in child welfar…

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default Foundations of Leadership (74 downloads)

This training course introduces administrators to leadership and organizational effectiveness, ou…

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pdf Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM) 3-Day Coaching Manual (41 downloads)

The manual provides a review of the literature on coaching; the standards of effective coaching p…

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default Leading in Permanent Whitewater (7 minute microlearning) (35 downloads)

Change is constant in our environment and in child welfare, in particular. Just under 8 minutes, …

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default Strengths Based Teams (4 minute microlearning) (34 downloads)

The path to great leadership starts with a deep understanding of the strengths you bring to the t…

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default Open to All Voices (4 minute microlearning) (32 downloads)

Working effectively with a variety of stakeholders impacted by a change requires a diverse set of…

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default Think Politically (2.5 minute microlearning) (38 downloads)

This microlearning (2 1/2 minutes) explains ways to think politically, one of the seven behaviors…

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default 7 Behaviors of Adaptive Leadership (5 minute microlearning) (47 downloads)

This microlearning (5 minutes) explains the difference between technical and adaptive challenges,…

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default Your Guide to Holding Steady (3.5 minute microlearning) (35 downloads)

This microlearning (3 1/2 minutes) explains ways to hold steady, one of the seven behaviors of ad…

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default Giving Work Back (3.5 minute microlearning) (40 downloads)

Heifetz and his co-authors identified seven major behaviors that can help you address challenges …

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default Regulating Distress (3 minute microlearning) (35 downloads)

This microlearning focuses on one of the seven behaviors of adaptive leadership – regulating di…

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default Orchestrating Conflict (2 minute microlearning) (44 downloads)

Heifetz and his co-authors identified seven major behaviors that can help you address challenges …

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default Get on the Balcony (3 minute microlearning) (48 downloads)

This three minute microlearning course provides strategies for "getting on the balcony" which is …

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