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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default 7 Behaviors of Adaptive Leadership (5 minute microlearning) (35 downloads)

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

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default Adaptive Leadership (40 downloads)

This course explains the difference between adaptive challenges and technical work and provides o…

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pdf Advice to a New Child Services Leader (70 downloads)

This paper conveys the lessons learned from Judge James W. Payne, along with suggestions and tips…

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default An Example of Leadership Transfer of Learning Through the NCWWI Toolkit: Learning and Living Leadership (27 downloads)

This document provides a series of activities to cultivate the leadership competencies from the N…

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pdf Beyond Quick Fixes: Effective Agency Leadership in a Changeable Environment (45 downloads)

This the third in a series of articles regarding the current status of child protection services …

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default Bridging the Gap: A Learning Activity on Effective Multidisciplinary Collaboration (25 downloads)

This paper highlights a learning activity that demonstrates the principles of collaboration and t…

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default Child Welfare Information Gateway: Agency Leadership (35 downloads)

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

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default Competency-based Leadership Development (39 downloads)

This article describes a competency-based leadership development program in child welfare that ha…

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pdf DCFS Training for New County Directors (Georgia): Workshop No. 1 - Leadership (Participant's Guide) (26 downloads)

This workshop guide identifies and explores the leadership qualities that contribute to success a…

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pdf DCFS Training for New County Directors (Georgia): Workshop No. 2 - Program & Workload Management (Trainer's Guide) (46 downloads)

This workshop guide reinforces and builds on participants’ entry abilities, introduces how curr…

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pdf DCFS Training for New County Directors (Georgia): Workshop No. 3 - Personnel Management (Trainer's Guide) (39 downloads)

This workshop guide reinforces and builds on participants’ entry abilities, introduces how curr…

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pdf Effective Leadership for Tribal Child Welfare (37 downloads)

This guide provides some basic information on how to establish effective tribal governance and th…

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pdf Emotional Intelligence for Leaders: NCWWI 1-page Summary (156 downloads) Popular

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

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default Extraordinary Leadership: Suncoast Region (54 downloads)

This training video discusses leadership traits, principles, and qualities; a number of critical …

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default For Missouri Field Support Manager, It's All About Relationships (27 downloads)

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

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default Foundations of Leadership (50 downloads)

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

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default Get on the Balcony (3 minute microlearning) (34 downloads)

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

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default Giving Work Back (3.5 minute microlearning) (26 downloads)

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

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pdf Introduction to Results Count Path to Equity (18 downloads)

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

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pdf Leadership & Child Welfare Systems: The Role of State Legislators (25 downloads)

This report discusses the importance of the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) as a tool f…

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