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 What Child Welfare Workers Need in a Pandemic (17 downloads) New

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 (41 downloads)

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 (312 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf What You Can Do Infographic (1221 downloads) Popular

All of us must work together to build and sustain a climate where child welfare professionals can…

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pdf Virtual Social Work Trainer Overview with Learning Suggestions (66 downloads)

This document provides an overview of the University of Utah's Virtual Social Work Trainer, inclu…

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document Caring for the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog Summary (949 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 (561 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 (569 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 (521 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Leadership Competency Framework (757 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 (2106 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 (2322 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 (1496 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Effective Workload Management (1239 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 (1437 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Tips for Coaching Remotely (801 downloads) Popular

This document provides several tips for how to coach someone remotely.

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pdf Facing the Pandemic With Emotional Agility (594 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a podcast episode where Susan David, PhD disusses how to use emotion to …

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pdf Reducing Disparities through Indigenous Social Work Education (930 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 (1003 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Telework in Child Welfare (1161 downloads) Popular

This research summary explores the common elements of telework programs that agencies should be a…

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