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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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document Caring for the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog Summary (606 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 (292 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 (312 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 (361 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 (851 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Leadership Competency Framework (176 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 (816 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 (284 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 (2971 downloads) Popular

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

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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 Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Supervision Participant Summary (1034 downloads) Popular

Participants volunteered strategies during the Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Virtual Supervis…

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pdf Effective Workload Management (868 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 (660 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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