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 2020 Child Welfare Recognition Event "I am..." Participant Responses (196 downloads) Popular

This document lists participant responses to an activity that asked them to complete the sentence…

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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 What You Can Do Infographic (1844 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 (129 downloads) Popular

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

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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 (746 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 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 Direct Practice Contact: Predicting frontline workers' time with clients (2696 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 (1825 downloads) Popular

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

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