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 Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Staff: A Practice Brief (66 downloads)

This paper addresses occupational stress experienced by staff responsible for investigating alleg…

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pdf Adoption Competency Curriculum - Compassion Fatigue: Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder, Burnout, Vicarious Trauma - Trainer's Guide (59 downloads)

This curriculum includes trainer preparation materials for a module that teaches participants to …

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pdf Adoption Competency Curriculum - Compassion Fatigue: Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder, Burnout, Vicarious Trauma -Participant's Handouts (48 downloads)

This curriculum includes participant handout materials for a module that teaches participants to …

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default Applying Positive Psychology to the Well-Being of Child Welfare Workers: Module 1 (12 downloads)

This webinar discusses problems often found in child welfare work settings, including burnout and…

default Applying Positive Psychology to the Well-Being of Child Welfare Workers: Module 2 (16 downloads)

This webinar focuses on gratitude, behavioral activation, positive activity scheduling, and a con…

default Applying Positive Psychology to the Well-Being of Child Welfare Workers: Module 3 (12 downloads)

This webinar discusses reflective supervision, Carl Rogers, research on listening, positive commu…

pdf Beyond Quick Fixes: Caseworkers are First-Responders, They Deserve the Same Professionalization as Other Essential Personnel (37 downloads)

This document features a series of articles regarding the status of child protection services in …

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default Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost Morale (71 downloads)

This session provides an in-depth overview of all aspects of casework teaming, and highlights the…

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pdf Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost Morale (1-page Summary) (64 downloads)

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar on casework teaming designed reduce caseworker isolation…

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default Child Welfare Information Gateway: Burnout/Trauma (69 downloads)

This webpage provides resources to address the challenges professionals face and ways to cope wit…

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default Child Welfare Staff Engagement & Retention in Washington DC: Alternative Work Schedules, Telecommuting & Other Supports (51 downloads)

This webinar shares how the Office of Youth Empowerment, in strong partnership with the Departmen…

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pdf Child Welfare Staff Engagement & Retention in Washington DC: Alternative Work Schedules, Telecommuting & Other Supports (1-page Summary) (155 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the Washington, DC Alternative Work Sche…

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pdf Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training Materials (42 downloads)

This document include measurement tools and curriculum material for Compassion Fatigue Specialist…

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pdf Compassion Satisfaction/Fatigue Self-Test for Helpers (47 downloads)

This self -test helps users estimate their compassion status, which includes risk of burnout, com…

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pdf Fostering Perspectives - Self Care (28 downloads)

This issue shares perspectives and reflections from foster parents and others, and points readers…

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pdf Interim Report on Staffing Recommendations for New Hampshire DCYF (35 downloads)

This report presents preliminary findings and recommendations on staffing and training the workfo…

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pdf Kansas Workforce Initiative Evidence Review: Secondary Traumatic Stress (36 downloads)

This document reviews evidence and summarizes research on secondary traumatic stress (STS) in chi…

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default Letters From The Heart ... A Thank You to Our Family Service Specialists (NJ) (13 downloads)

This video features thank you letters from families and children written to New Jersey Family Ser…

default Managing the Impact of Traumatic Stress on the Child Welfare Professional (33 downloads)

This training course discusses how child welfare professionals can enjoy long fulfilling careers …

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pdf Minnesota Child Welfare Workforce Stabilization Study: Child Protection Summary Report (40 downloads)

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

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