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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 High Caseloads: How Do They Impact Delivery Of Health And Human Services? (49 downloads)

This brief highlights recent studies that indicate high caseloads negatively impact both worker r…

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pdf Engaging Parents: Innovative Approaches in Child Welfare (31 downloads)

This document reviews innovative approaches that mitigate the obstacles to engaging parents in ch…

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pdf Kansas Workforce Initiative Evidence Review: Secondary Traumatic Stress (42 downloads) Open
pdf Accountability (103 downloads) Popular

This issue of A Closer Look, examines the process of “accountability” as a valuable tool for …

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pdf Child Welfare Workforce Demographic Trends (99 downloads)

This document offers a general snapshot of frontline child welfare caseworkers in the Unites Stat…

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pdf Taking Action: Keys to Using Data & Information (62 downloads) Open
pdf Hand in Hand: How One of the Nation's Largest Child Welfare Agencies Transformed Itself for Better Outcomes for Children (Los Angeles, CA) (51 downloads)

This special report details the comprehensive service delivery system that has revolutionized chi…

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pdf Racial Equity Impact Assessment (58 downloads)

This assessment is a systematic examination of how different racial and ethnic groups will likely…

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pdf Child Welfare Social Worker Recruitment and Retention: Influential Factors and Promising Practices - Review of the Research (89 downloads)

This paper summarizes numerous studies and literature from across the nation on the various facto…

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pdf Developing Models of Effective Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention Training - Synthesis (64 downloads)

This paper summaries project activities, from eight university programs, to develop, field test, …

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pdf Child Welfare Social Worker Recruitment and Retention: Influential Factors and Promising Practices - Review of the Research (108 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes numerous studies and literature from across the nation on the various facto…

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pdf Supervision Meta-analysis: NCWWI 1-page Summary (251 downloads) Popular

This resource provides a meta-analysis of research articles regarding the impact of supervision o…

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pdf Supervision: The Key to Strengthening Practice in Child Welfare (70 downloads)

This issue of Practice Notes addresses the wide-ranging tasks of super…

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default Child Welfare Practice & Data: Making the Connection (93 downloads)

This issue of Practice Notes explores how using data can enhance child welfare practice.

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pdf Evidence-Based Programs to Prevent Children From Entering & Remaining in the Child Welfare System: Benefits & Costs for Washington (94 downloads)

This report estimates the monetary value of benefits Washington State would accrue if it implemen…

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pdf The Sanctuary Model of Trauma Informed Organizational Change (46 downloads) Open
pdf Exploring Diversity - Race and Culture in the Inclusive Workplace (75 downloads)

This paper focuses on strategies for creating an inclusive work environment for any segment of th…

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pdf Toward a High Quality Child Welfare Workforce: Six Doable Steps (57 downloads)

This paper describes a number of promising practices used across the country to improve the worki…

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pdf Effective Succession Strategies (56 downloads)

vThis document describes common characteristics of effective succession planning efforts and stra…

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pdf Succession Planning Process (57 downloads)

This document details the six-step process for effective succession planning and several factors …

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