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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 Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page Summary (151 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Worker Resilience: NCWWI 1-page Summary (295 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes an article that weaves together quantitative and qualitative research to…

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pdf Stages of Change (80 downloads)

This guide for systems change outlines the five stages of change and provides brief user-friendly…

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pdf Rural Child Welfare Practice (65 downloads)

This issue brief highlights the importance of understanding the concerns and needs of children an…

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default For Missouri Field Support Manager, It's All About Relationships (107 downloads) Popular

Dana Jones, a Field Support and Training Manager in Missouri, was facing high staff turnover rate…

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pdf Improving the Welfare of Native Children by Using & Managing Data (86 downloads)

Covering the basics of data, this brief resource includes information on how data can be used to …

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pdf Navigating Rough Waters: Lessons Learned & Challenges to Avoid When Planning a Tribal Child Welfare Data System (86 downloads)

When programs journey through the river of data, knowing how to navigate rough waters and overcom…

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pdf Planning for Your Program’s Child Welfare Data System (83 downloads)

This two-page resource offers concise guiding questions for programs to consider as they develop …

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pdf Decision-Making in Child Welfare for Improved Safety Outcomes (50 downloads)

This brief details the factors that go into child welfare workers decision-making process and dis…

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pdf Strategies to Promote Research Use in Child Welfare  (93 downloads)

Policymakers, agency leaders, and practitioners need access to meaningful research evidence to en…

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pdf Expanding North Carolina's Child Welfare Training Capacity (81 downloads)

This newsletter-style publication discusses how to expand North Carolina’s training capacity th…

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pdf Do the Components of Strengths-based Supervision Enhance Child Welfare Workers’ Satisfaction with Supervision? (74 downloads)

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the degree to which certain components of strengths-bas…

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pdf Recruitment and Retention of Child Welfare Workers in Longitudinal Research (78 downloads)

A longitudinal panel study that recruits workers at hire and follows them over time provides an o…

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pdf Satisfactions and Stressors Experienced by Recently-hired Frontline Child Welfare Workers (105 downloads) Popular

Many child welfare workers choose their positions due to their interest and commitment in protect…

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pdf Through their Lens: Case Managers’ Experiences of the Child Welfare System (73 downloads)

Case managers play a significant role in the child welfare system. Although previous studies have…

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pdf Coaching in Child Welfare (142 downloads) Popular

This issue brief supports child welfare administrators, managers, and supervisors in understandin…

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pdf Simulation in Child Welfare Training: Moving Beyond Role Play (98 downloads)

This guide provides an overview of simulation training for child welfare workers including the co…

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pdf Pathways to Tribal Title IV-E: Tribal Title IV-E Options (108 downloads) Popular

This document assists tribes in determining if applying for direct Title IV-E funding or pursuing…

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pdf Components for Developing Culturally Responsive Seven Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations (124 downloads) Popular

This guide lists seven components that serve as the foundation to creating culturally responsive …

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pdf Diversity in Leadership: NCWWI 1-page Summary (269 downloads) Popular

This paper shares findings from two studies that examined the influence of racial similarity/diss…

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