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 Child Welfare CAN Address Burnout (15 downloads)

This infographic presents data on who experiences burnout, what predicts it, and how child welfar…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Culture Climate, Work Conditions and Benefits (41 downloads)

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the October 20, 2020…

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pdf Peer Support and Workforce Retention (129 downloads) Popular

This article explores how different types of peer support are associated with staff retention. Th…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Practice Supports (78 downloads)

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the September 22, 20…

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pdf Leadership Competency Framework Guide (570 downloads) Popular

The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute’s (NCWWI) Leadership Competency Framework, updat…

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pdf What Child Welfare Workers Need in a Pandemic (1064 downloads) Popular

This infographic summarizes a Workforce Needs Assessment conducted with four public child welfare…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (610 downloads) Popular

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the August 18, 2020,…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Leadership and Supervision (637 downloads) Popular

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the July 21, 2020, N…

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pdf NCWWI Communications Guide: How to Advance Organizational Goals through Effective Messaging, Storytelling, and Public Relations (571 downloads) Popular

The NCWWI Communications Guide (the Guide) helps child welfare programs’ initiate or improve th…

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pdf Implications of Mindfulness-Informed Interventions for Trauma-Focused Practice (30 downloads)

This document summarizes a study of mindfulness training sessions for parents which showed how in…

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pdf Moderating Abusive Superivision (26 downloads)

This document summarizes a study that explored factors related to teaming to see if they buffered…

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document Caring for the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog Summary (1154 downloads) Popular

Participant ideas and resources from the NCWWI Supporting the Virtual Workforce webinars Virtual …

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pdf Developing the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog Summary (745 downloads) Popular

Participant ideas and resources from the NCWWI webinars Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Convert…

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pdf Technology Supports for the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog Summaries (792 downloads) Popular

Participant ideas and resources from the NCWWI webinar Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Using So…

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pdf Using Smart Phones as Practice Support (869 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Virtual Training Icebreakers (4934 downloads) Popular

This document lists 10 icebreakers that can be used during virutal training.

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pdf Leadership Competency Framework (975 downloads) Popular

The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute’s (NCWWI) Leadership Competency Framework, updat…

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pdf Addressing Racial Disparity in Foster Care Placement (2900 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Applying a Racial Equity Lens to a Change Project (1449 downloads) Popular

This worksheet provides a list of questions to ask before implementing any change project, to ens…

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pdf Racial Equity Discussion Guide (8577 downloads) Popular

This discussion guide provides key messages, reflection questions, and resources for engaging par…

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