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 Organizational Culture and Climate

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Folder Vision, Mission, and Values

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pdf Direct Practice Contact: Predicting frontline workers' time with clients (742 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a study that examined worker, client, agency, and societal factors that …

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pdf Umbrella Summary: Employee Engagement (11 downloads)

A summary of workforce research evidence on employee engagement relevant to the child welfare fie…

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pdf Exploring Diversity - Race and Culture in the Inclusive Workplace (41 downloads)

This paper focuses on strategies for creating an inclusive work environment for any segment of th…

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pdf What Employees Want Most from Their Workspaces (28 downloads) Open (pdf, 461 KB)
default Child Welfare Information Gateway: Supervising for Organizational Change (68 downloads)

This webpage includes resources that provide strategies and tools for supervisors involved in pla…

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default Child Welfare Information Gateway: Organizational Change (75 downloads)

This webpage includes resources that provide strategies and tools for supervisors involved in pla…

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pdf Supporting Child Welfare Staff: The critical first three months (27 downloads)

This is a brief summary of a digital dialogue between Cambria Rose Walsh and Alan O’Malley-Laur…

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pdf Inventory of Innovations: Workforce Development  (28 downloads)

This document provides an overview of workforce development by addressing recruitment, retention,…

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pdf Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page Summary (155 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child we…

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pdf Organizational Support and Turnover Intention: NCWWI 1-page Summary (164 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes an article exploring the roles of leader–member exchange (LMX, or the rel…

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pdf Status Symbols and Employee Attitudes: NCWWI 1-page Summary (153 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes a study hypothesizing that the physical setting of a workplace is a motivat…

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default Multi-Generational Differences in the Workplace (45 downloads)

This training course explores the challenges of building and leading an agency team through the c…

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document Agency Culture: Promoting and Supporting Critical Thinking through Psychological Safety and Accountability (91 downloads)

This training course identifies the characteristics of a learning environment and provides strate…

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pdf Balancing Head & Heart California’s Child Welfare Workforce (63 downloads)

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

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pdf Understanding the Impact of Implicit Bias (41 downloads)

This presentation explores the impact of implicit bias on organizational functioning, training de…

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default Think Politically (2.5 minute microlearning) (53 downloads)

This presentation explores the impact of implicit bias on organizational functioning, training de…

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default Think Politically (2.5 minute microlearning) (56 downloads) Open
default Giving Work Back (3.5 minute microlearning) (69 downloads)

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

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default 7 Behaviors of Adaptive Leadership (5 minute microlearning) (109 downloads) Popular

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

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default Adaptive Leadership (122 downloads) Popular

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

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