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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 Knowing the Numbers: Accessing and Using Child Welfare Data (55 downloads)

This brief provides an overview of data sources that are useful to the child welfare community sp…

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pdf Lessons from the Field: Assessing and Improving CQI Systems in Child Welfare (70 downloads)

This issue of Child Welfare Matters profiles a CQI assessment approach the NRCOI designed and imp…

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pdf On Equal Footing: The Importance of Baseline Equivalence in Measuring Program Effectiveness (56 downloads)

This brief explains the role of baseline equivalence when measuring a home visiting program’s e…

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pdf Permanency Planning Today - CQI (66 downloads)

This issue of Permanency Planning Today provides basic foundational information on evidence-based…

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pdf The 21st Century Public Service Workforce: Eight Lessons from the Literature (68 downloads)

This paper summarizes eight lessons from the academic and policy literature on public service cha…

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pdf Beyond Child Welfare Education & Training: Pennsylvania’s Dynamic University-Agency Partnership for Transfer of Learning, Quality Improvement; Organizational Effectiveness (1-page Summary) (310 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the array of workforce development strat…

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pdf Specialized Education & Training: NCWWI 1-page Summary (273 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes the results from a repeated measures analysis of pre- and post-training …

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pdf Mentoring Child Welfare Staff: NCWWI 1-page Summary (330 downloads) Popular

The paper summarizes the article “Initiating and Sustaining a Mentoring Program for Child Welfa…

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pdf Beyond Child Welfare Education & Training: Pennsylvania’s Dynamic University-Agency Partnership for Transfer of Learning, Quality Improvement, Organizational Effectiveness (1-page Summary) (130 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the array of workforce development strat…

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pdf Building a Culturally Responsive Workforce: The Texas Model for Undoing Disproportionality & Disparities in Child Welfare (1-page Summary) (137 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights a collection of strategies for building …

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pdf Respect & Worker Retention: NCWWI 1-page Summary (279 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes the article “Respect in the Workplace: A Mixed Methods Study of Retent…

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pdf Organizational Culture: NCWWI 1-page Summary (286 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes two research studies that address the impact of individual, supervisory, an…

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pdf Organizational Climate Interventions: NCWWI 1-page Summary (282 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes two research studies provide information regarding the impact of two target…

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pdf Implementing Evidence-based interventions: NCWWI 1-page Summary (298 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the article, “Overcoming Challenges to Implementing and Evaluating Eviden…

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pdf Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost Morale (1-page Summary) (126 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar on casework teaming designed reduce caseworker isolation…

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pdf Learning & Living the NCWWI Leadership Model (1-page Summary) (319 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an in-depth exploration of the NCWWI’s L…

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pdf Child welfare matters: Leading Adaptively in Child Welfare (108 downloads) Popular

This issue focuses on integrating the concepts and tools of adaptive leadership into training and…

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pdf Organizational Culture: NCWWI 1-page Summary (100 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes two research studies that address the impact of individual, supervisory, an…

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pdf Data-driven Performance Improvement: NCWWI 1-page Summary (312 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the article “Use Of Data to Assess Performance And Promote Outcome Achiev…

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pdf Rural & Tribal Child Welfare Education: NCWWI 1-page Summary (370 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the article “Social Justice through the Education of Rural and Tribal Chi…

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