Resource Library

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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default Trauma-Informed Organizational Change Manual (200 downloads) Popular

The purpose of the manual is to guide organizations and systems in planning for, implementing and…

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pdf Tanam Awaa Our Community's Work: Trauma-Informed Benchbook for Tribal Justice Systems (124 downloads) Popular

This benchbook for tribal justice systems covers topics of historical trauma and how it can be ov…

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pdf Tanam Awaa Our Community's Work: Trauma-Informed Benchbook for Tribal Justice Systems (55 downloads)

This benchbook for tribal justice systems covers topics of historical trauma and how it can be ov…

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pdf Advancing Racial Equity Webinar Series Discussion Guide (55 downloads)

The Advancing Racial Equity webinar series takes an in-depth look at racism as a driving force of…

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pdf Tool for Building Stamina in Anti-Racism Practice: Moving from Protection to Connection (48 downloads)

This Tool for Building Stamina (inspired by Robin DiAngelo's book, White Fragility* and grounded …

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default Native Land Territory Acknowledgement (73 downloads)

Territory acknowledgement is a way that people insert an awareness of Indigenous presence and lan…

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default Native Land Territory Acknowledgement (44 downloads)

Territory acknowledgement is a way that people insert an awareness of Indigenous presence and lan…

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pdf Leadership Competency Framework Guide (2416 downloads) Popular

The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute’s (NCWWI) Leadership Competency Framework, updat…

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pdf NCWWI Communications Guide: How to Advance Organizational Goals through Effective Messaging, Storytelling, and Public Relations (5192 downloads) Popular

The NCWWI Communications Guide (the Guide) helps child welfare programs’ initiate or improve th…

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pdf Virtual Training Icebreakers (6873 downloads) Popular

This document lists 10 icebreakers that can be used during virutal training.

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default Tools for Tribes (257 downloads) Popular

Tribal child welfare programs shouldn’t have to reinvent every wheel. With a cooperative and co…

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pdf ICWA Flow Charts (502 downloads) Popular

This series of flowcharts serves as a guide for making decisions related to ICWA.

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pdf Applying a Racial Equity Lens to a Change Project (1797 downloads) Popular

This worksheet provides a list of questions to ask before implementing any change project, to ens…

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pdf Racial Equity Discussion Guide (14827 downloads) Popular

This discussion guide provides key messages, reflection questions, and resources for engaging par…

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pdf Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Supervision Participant Summary (2390 downloads) Popular

Participants volunteered strategies during the Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Virtual Supervis…

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pdf Tips for Coaching Remotely (1383 downloads) Popular

This document provides several tips for how to coach someone remotely.

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pdf Child Welfare Safety Assessment and Planning During COVID 19 and Physical Distancing (3040 downloads) Popular

This document describes ideas from the NCCD Children’s Research Center (CRC) for how to conduct…

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pdf Headington Self Care Inventory (1325 downloads) Popular

This scale examines some of the more effective physical, psychological and spiritual methods of s…

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pdf Telework Application Self Assessments (1256 downloads) Popular

This self-assessment from Washington State can be used by workers and supervisors to assess an in…

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pdf Child Welfare Field Operations Telework Program Handbook (1046 downloads) Popular

This handbook provides policies and procedures used by Washington State to operationalize their t…

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