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 Worker Safety

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pdf Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page Summary (101 downloads) Popular

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

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default Paying Attention to Worker Safety in Domestic Violence Cases (92 downloads)

This is a blog post offers ways to minimize danger when dealing with perpetrators of domestic vio…

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default Every Day Self Defense for Social Workers (126 downloads) Popular

This website includes an introduction to personal safety awareness, conflict avoidance skills, st…

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default Safety Tips for Home Visits from a Veteran NYC Social Worker (109 downloads) Popular

This webpage includes a list of safety tips for all social workers whose jobs include field work,…

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pdf Home Visitor Safety: General Safety Guidelines - PPT (OK) (94 downloads)

This presentation aims to teach participants to identify and understand the importance of maintai…

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default Home Visitor Safety: General Safety Guidelines - video (OK) (114 downloads) Popular

This video aims to teach participants to identify and understand the importance of maintaining a …

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pdf Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page Summary (83 downloads)

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

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pdf The Child Welfare Worker Safety Guide (90 downloads)

This document defines child welfare worker safety, identifies potential causes of child welfare w…

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default Mind the Gap #10: Peer Mentoring, Crisis Response & Resilience-building - NJ DCF’s Worker2Worker (74 downloads)

During this webinar, presenters deacribe the NJ Worker2Worker program, a confidential peer-c…

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default Social Worker Safety (79 downloads)

This webpage provides resources from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and other …

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pdf Worker Safety Literature Review (203 downloads) Popular

This report is designed to review protocols and procedures for ensuring workplace safety in healt…

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default Worker Safety When There Is Domestic Violence (84 downloads)

This webpage provides safety tips to child protection workers working with families struggling wi…

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pdf Staying Safe on the Job in Child Welfare (75 downloads)

This brief provides new resources and explores topics such as guns in the home, safety around dog…

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pdf Personal Safety for the DCF Professional (79 downloads)

This chart provides important safety tips for different professional settings.

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pdf The Four A’s of Safety: Safety Awareness for the Child Welfare Professional (65 downloads)

This chart provides examples of questions to ask related to the important elements of safety.

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pdf Safety Awareness For the Child Welfare Professional - Participant Guide (NJ) (78 downloads)

This training is designed to provide participants with information to increase knowledge of safet…

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pdf Supervisor Checklist: Safety for Direct Services Staff (OH) (68 downloads)

This document provides a list of Items to periodically review, at regular intervals or when a saf…

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pdf Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers (77 downloads)

The publication includes industry best practices and highlights the most effective ways to reduce…

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pdf Home Visitor Safety Guide (OR) (73 downloads)

This guide establishes a basic set of standards that home visiting programs can use to ensure the…

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pdf Child Welfare Education & Training Partnership New Worker Safety Trainer Manual (IN) (85 downloads)

This curriculum provides new Family Case Managers information on risk management and safety aware…

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