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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 Using Smart Phones as Practice Support (362 downloads) Popular

The summary describes how a smartphone app helped reinforce content from a training program for r…

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pdf Addressing Racial Disparity in Foster Care Placement (817 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a case study that identified aspects of child welfare practices that con…

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pdf Direct Practice Contact: Predicting frontline workers' time with clients (764 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Effective Workload Management (869 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a study that surveyed 1,263 workers in a Midwestern state to determine f…

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pdf Understanding Trauma-Informed Practice (706 downloads) Popular

This document describes how one child welfare program used an extensive case review process to as…

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pdf Reducing Disparities through Indigenous Social Work Education (661 downloads) Popular

This paper highlights effective and inclusive education designed to address the dramatic overrepr…

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pdf Trauma Informed Practice with American Indian/Alaska Native Populations (699 downloads) Popular

This paper describes how to develop a trauma-informed lens for working with American Indian/Alask…

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pdf Microaggressions in the Child Welfare Workplace: NCWWI 1-page Summary (320 downloads) Popular

This resource summarizes the qualitative responses on the topic of microaggressions in the workpl…

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pdf Technology Supports Practice Improvements: NCWWI 1-page Summary (78 downloads)

This document describes how technology supported the uptake of practice improvements related to t…

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pdf Multi-system Education for Better Outcomes: NCWWI 1-page Summary (63 downloads)

This document summarizes an evaluation of a graduate program for child welfare, mental health, an…

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pdf The Views of Many: 360 feedback for child welfare leadership development: NCWWI 1-page Summary (1099 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page Summary (72 downloads)

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

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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 Self-Care Music Playlists (648 downloads) Popular

This one page document provides examples of music playlists to include in a self-care plan.

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pdf Impact of Public Perceptions on Child Welfare Workers: NCWWI 1-page Summary (206 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the article, “Measuring the impact of public perceptions on child welfare…

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pdf Emotional Intelligence for Leaders: NCWWI 1-page Summary (217 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Simulation Labs for Child Welfare Education and Training (1-page Summary) (175 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an overview of developing a Simulation Lab…

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pdf Microaggressions: NCWWI 1-page Summary (201 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes an article that evaluates microaggressions and proposes possible approac…

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pdf Biases: NCWWI 1-page Summary (205 downloads) Popular

This document describes the biases that can create barriers to organizational change and gives po…

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pdf Promoting Racial Equity Through Workforce and Organizational Actions Infographic (167 downloads) Popular

This infographic visually describes what racial equity is in child welfare, why we need to take a…

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