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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 Impact of Public Perceptions on Child Welfare Workers: NCWWI 1-page Summary (354 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? (104 downloads) Popular

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 (395 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the chapter, “On Leadership” by D. Goleman which describes that while i…

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pdf Child Welfare Staff Engagement & Retention in Washington DC: Alternative Work Schedules, Telecommuting & Other Supports (1-page Summary) (140 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that shares essential elements for employee engagement a…

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default Families First: Readiness Assessment, Planning and Implementation (141 downloads) Popular

The Chapin Hall suite of tools, readiness assessment, and planning framework provide a phased app…

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pdf Coaching for Competence and Confidence (225 downloads) Popular

Coaching is a technique that bridges the gap between research-informed training and every-day pra…

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pdf Supporting Child Welfare Staff: The critical first three months (115 downloads) Popular

This is a brief summary of a digital dialogue between Cambria Rose Walsh and Alan O’Malley-Laur…

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pdf How to Prepare for a Family Assessment: Suggestions for caseworkers and frontline staff  (90 downloads)

This two-page summary discusses how to be self-aware and intentional during the decision-making p…

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pdf Inventory of Innovations: Workforce Development  (120 downloads) Popular

This document provides an overview of workforce development by addressing recruitment, retention,…

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pdf Responding to Opioids: Practice Notes (91 downloads)

This newsletter issue focuses on the opioid crisis in North Carolina and its impact on the Child …

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pdf Rural Child Welfare Practice (132 downloads) Popular

This issue brief is an introduction to understanding rural communities and their needs. It explor…

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pdf Tips for Implementation Teams  (97 downloads)

The purpose of this resource is to highlight some important considerations for systems and organi…

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pdf What is Child Welfare? A Guide for Law Enforcement (105 downloads) Popular

Each State has requirements for when and how law enforcement and child welfare should interact. T…

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pdf Examining Internal and External Job Resources in Child Welfare: Protecting Against Caseworker Burnout (81 downloads)

A central goal of this study was to understand internal and external resources that can mitigate …

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pdf Simulation Labs for Child Welfare Education and Training (1-page Summary) (293 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an overview of developing a Simulation Lab…

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pdf Microaggressions: NCWWI 1-page Summary (406 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes an article that evaluates microaggressions and proposes possible approac…

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pdf Biases: NCWWI 1-page Summary (361 downloads) Popular

This document describes the biases that can create barriers to organizational change and gives po…

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pdf Promoting Racial Equity Through Workforce and Organizational Actions Infographic (309 downloads) Popular

This infographic visually describes what racial equity is in child welfare, why we need to take a…

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pdf Internal and External Job Resources:1-page Summary (271 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a study that used the Job Demands and Resources (JD-R) Model with 1,917 …

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pdf Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page Summary (324 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child we…

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