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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 Understanding Trauma-Informed Practice (1569 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 (1094 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 (1163 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 (434 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 (142 downloads) Popular

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 (133 downloads) Popular

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 (1295 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 (159 downloads) Popular

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 (391 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the article “Organizational Leadership and Its Impact on Social Workers…

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default Dismantling Racial Inequity #3: A Data-Driven Approach to Improving Outcomes for Black Girls in Child Welfare (107 downloads) Popular

This third session of "Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change" webinar …

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default Mind the Gap #4: Child Welfare Training Competencies in Action: The Ohio Experience (111 downloads) Popular

This webinar shares the conceptual framework, essential components and functions of competency-ba…

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pdf Tribal Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons Learned (100 downloads) Popular

This document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were c…

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default Leading Change with Vision (2 minute microlearning) (160 downloads) Popular

At just over two minutes, this microlearning course explains how to develop effective vision stat…

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default Regulating Distress (3 minute microlearning) (144 downloads) Popular

This microlearning focuses on one of the seven behaviors of adaptive leadership – regulating di…

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pdf Impact of Public Perceptions on Child Welfare Workers: NCWWI 1-page Summary (315 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 (356 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf NCWWI Workforce Development Framework Brief (113 downloads) Popular

This document outlines NCWWI’s Workforce Development Framework (WDF) which is intended to help …

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pdf Child Welfare Staff Engagement & Retention in Washington DC: Alternative Work Schedules, Telecommuting & Other Supports (1-page Summary) (129 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that shares essential elements for employee engagement a…

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pdf NCWWI Recruitment, Screening and Selection Reference List (97 downloads)

This comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journa…

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audio CWIG Workforce Podcast Series Episode 3: Child Welfare Scholars (23 downloads)

Hear about a NCWWI university-agency partnership between the University of North Dakota Departmen…