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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 Resources for Healthy Generations (92 downloads) Open
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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pdf Self-Care Resource List (1543 downloads) Popular

This one page document lists links to self-care resources.

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pdf Self-Care Strategies (1097 downloads) Popular

This two page document lists six self-care strategies.

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pdf How the Child Welfare System Works (205 downloads) Popular

This factsheet provides a brief overview of the child welfare system and its purposes and functio…

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pdf Exploring Diversity - Race and Culture in the Inclusive Workplace (114 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf The Wakanheza Project™ Creating Welcoming Environments (231 downloads) Popular

This document provides principles and strategies that prevent or de-escalate stressful situations…

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default Five Guiding Principles for Integrating Racial and Ethnic Equity in Research (167 downloads) Popular

This article summarizes five guiding principles for integrating racial and ethnic equity in resea…

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pdf Introduction to Results Count Path to Equity (107 downloads) Popular

This introduction describes four skills that help leaders to achieve better and more equitable re…

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pdf Five Guiding Principles for Integrating Racial and Ethnic Equity in Research (101 downloads) Popular

To advance the goal of incorporating a racial and ethnic equity perspective in research and evalu…

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pdf What Employees Want Most from Their Workspaces (106 downloads) Popular Open (pdf, 461 KB)
pdf Self-Care Music Playlists (867 downloads) Popular

This one page document provides examples of music playlists to include in a self-care plan.

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pdf “The stress is indescribable”: Self-reported Health Implications from Child Welfare Supervisors (88 downloads)

The unique nature of the frontline supervisor role places them at risk of experiencing compounded…

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pdf Getting Everyone on the Same Page: Child Welfare Workers’ Collaboration Challenges on Cases Involving Intimate Partner Violence (89 downloads)

This study explores child welfare workers’ perspectives on collaboration challenges specific to…

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pdf The Evidence Decision-Makers Want (85 downloads)

The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) works to promote the use of evidence in decision…

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pdf CFPM Recruitment and Selection Best Practices (w/Tip Sheets) (129 downloads) Popular

This guide provides best practices for recruitment and selection of staff who will deliver the Ch…

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pdf CFPM Recruitment and Selection Best Practices (w/Tip Sheets) (133 downloads) Popular

This guide provides best practices for recruitment and selection of staff who will deliver the Ch…

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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 What's Sharing Power Got to Do with Trauma-informed Practice? (91 downloads)

This document provides tips to encourage services providers to share power in the context of trau…

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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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