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Intercultural Development Inventory Overview VideoThis video will help you learn more about the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and how it can help you learn …, , , 2024advancing-racial-equity cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Integrated Curriculum Guide for Social Work Practice With American Indians and Alaska Natives in Child WelfareThis guide provides a curricular framework based upon the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards …, , , , , 2024cultural-responsiveness education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity tribal-child-welfare tribal-sovereignty
NCWWI Interdisciplinary Education ProjectsIn July 2021, NCWWI partnered with three sites to expand or enhance a current interdisciplinary education program designed to prepare …, 2024education-professional-development
Interdisciplinary Education Skills InfographicReview this infographic to learn the skills you can develop to support an interdisciplinary approach at your organization. Learn more …, 2024education-professional-development
Interdisciplinary Education Reference ListThis reference list provides resources on interdisciplinary approaches that support children and their families. Learn more at ncwwi.org/interdisciplinary-education-projects., 2024education-professional-development
Mental Health and the Child Welfare WorkforceThis infographic describes the workforce mental health crisis, the impacts of not supporting employees’ well-being, and how child welfare organizations …, , , , , , , , 2023burnout inclusivity-racial-equity leadership organizational-culture-and-climate retention trauma-informed-practice work-conditions-and-benefits
Knowledge and Attitudes of Implementation Support Practitioners: NCWWI 1-page SummaryImplementation Support Practitioners (ISPs) like facilitators, technical assistance providers, knowledge brokers, coaches, and consultants provide expert help to plan and …, , 2023change-implementation
NCWWI Supervision and Performance Management Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Supervision and …, 2023supervision
NCWWI Recruitment and Selection Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Recruitment, Screening …, 2023recruitment recruitment-and-selection
NCWWI Education and Professional Development Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Professional Development., 2023education-professional-development
NCWWI Community Engagement Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing community engagement., 2023community-engagement
NCWWI Inclusivity and Racial Equity Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing inclusivity and …, 2023inclusivity-racial-equity
NCWWI Organizational Culture and Climate Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing organizational culture …, 2023organizational-culture-and-climate
NCWWI Practice Supports Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Practice Supports, 2023practice-supports
NCWWI Work Conditions and Benefits Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing work conditions …, 2023work-conditions-and-benefits
NCWWI Workload Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing workload, 2023workload work-conditions-and-benefits
Work with Purpose Child Welfare Professional Recruitment ToolkitThe Work with Purpose recruitment campaign – and the information and materials in this toolkit – is intended to support …, , , 2023communication recruitment recruitment-and-selection
Partnership for Sustainable ChangeResearch indicates that change is not sustainable when we do not meaningfully engage those most impacted by a change (even …, , , , , , , 2021change-implementation communication community-engagement data-driven-decision-making inclusivity-racial-equity system-reform
Why Coaching is Worth Your InvestmentThis infographic describes why it is important for child welfare programs to invest in coaching to support employees and their …, , , , , 2023coaching leadership supervision workforce-development-planning change-implementation
What Makes a Good Learning Culture: NCWWI 1-page SummaryResearchers drew on social learning theory (SLT) to study the relationship between learning culture and preparation for work and professional …, , , , , 2023education-professional-development leadership organizational-culture-and-climate training
Leadership Academy Coaching MaterialsNCWWI has found that coaching leads to higher competency gains and supports the application of leadership skills in the workplace. …, , , 2022coaching education-professional-development leadership supervision
Coaching For Success DemonstrationExplore the use of coaching within the context of child welfare supervision and casework practice to improve staff confidence and …, , , 2018coaching education-professional-development leadership supervision
Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Coaching RemotelyCoaching in the child welfare workforce often happens face-to-face or in context of daily work activities. With our shift to …, , , 2020coaching education-professional-development leadership supervision
Measuring Child Welfare Workers Physiological Stress: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis study explores physiological stress among child welfare professionals before and after the removal of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in June …, , , , , , , , , 2023burnout data-driven-decision-making education-professional-development organizational-culture-and-climate policy-impact retention trauma-informed-practice work-conditions-and-benefits change-implementation
NCWWI Leadership Academy: Cross-site final evaluation report, pre-training to 6-month follow-upEvaluators from NCWWI conducted a longitudinal assessment of Leadership Academy participant experience (satisfaction, relevance, knowledge gains and application, change project, …, , , , , , , , , , 2023adaptive-leadership change-implementation coaching education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity leadership performance-management supervision training workforce-development-planning
The Center for Regional and Tribal Welfare Studies: Systems Change Through a Relational Anishinaabe Worldview: NCWWI 1-page SummaryAs the third paper in a series of three, this article presents a study on the Anishinaabe worldview perspectives of …, , , , , , 2023change-implementation community-engagement education-professional-development tribal-child-welfare tribal-sovereignty
Leadership FoundationsThis leadership module first explores different leadership styles, including strengths-based, adaptive, transformational, and daring leadership. These leadership styles have in …, , , , , adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication leadership organizational-culture-and-climate
Introduction to Leadership and Workforce DevelopmentThis course is a series of three modules that together provide research-based foundational knowledge, language, frameworks, and approaches to strengthen …, , leadership supervision
Education and Professional Preparation(5 minutes) People who come to the job with the right educational preparation and skills are more likely to succeed, …, education-professional-development
Dealing With the Effects of Secondary Trauma(4 minutes) Secondary trauma is a predictable and frequent occurrence in child welfare. This short module, just under four minutes …, trauma-informed-practice
Cultural Humility Strategies(60 minutes) Supervisors have a key role to play in promoting cultural responsiveness and leveraging diversity. This one hour module …, , , communication cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Coaching: Working with ResistanceThis microlearning will explain the Leadership Academy’s approach to coaching and working with resistance within your work environment., , , 2021coaching education-professional-development leadership supervision
Coaching: What’s In It For Me?This 3-minute microlearning will explain the Leadership Academy’s approach to coaching and its role in your leadership development and the …, , , 2021coaching education-professional-development leadership supervision
The Impact of Turnover on Families Involved in Child WelfareThis brief consists of thirty resources divided into three sections (Impact, Community Voice, and Systems Transformation) that examine the impact …, , , , , , , 2023change-implementation community-engagement data-driven-decision-making policy-impact system-reform turnover workforce-development-planning work-conditions-and-benefits
COVID-19 Lessons Learned for Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis resource explores child welfare caseworkers’ perspectives on how organizational changes during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic affected …, , , , , , , 2023change-implementation leadership organizational-culture-and-climate retention work-conditions-and-benefits workforce-development-planning
Assessing Trauma in American Indian/Alaska Native Parents as an ICWA Active Effort: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis summary examines the correlation between American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) parents who are involved in ICWA cases, their exposure to …, , , , , , 2023community-engagement cultural-responsiveness trauma-informed-practice tribal-child-welfare tribal-sovereignty inclusivity-racial-equity
NCWWI Leadership AcademyThe NCWWI Leadership Academy provides supervisors and managers with opportunities to become skilled in leading change, fostering collaborations, implementing results-oriented …, , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2020adaptive-leadership advancing-racial-equity change-implementation coaching communication education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity leadership organizational-culture-and-climate supervision training vision-mission-and-values workforce-development-planning
Self-Care: Improve our Relationships, Daily Interactions, and Reactions to TraumaThis infographic describes how mindfulness can improve well-being and provides examples on how to use mindfulness for self-care., , , 2021burnout trauma-informed-practice work-conditions-and-benefits
Promoting Antiracist Child Welfare Practice: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis 1-pager summarizes a study where authors interviewed 16 regional- and state-level public child welfare agency administrators representing 13 states …, , , , , , , , , 2022advancing-racial-equity change-implementation cultural-responsiveness disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity leadership system-reform workforce-development-planning
Rethinking Child Welfare RecruitmentThis brief discusses the current workforce crisis and provides recommendations on ways child welfare programs can enhance their recruitment efforts., , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2022communication education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity job-analysis-and-position-requirements organizational-culture-and-climate recruitment recruitment-and-selection retention screening-and-selection university-partnerships work-conditions-and-benefits workforce-development-planning workload change-implementation
Using a Culturally Responsive Leadership Framework: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThe authors developed a culturally responsive leadership framework (CRLF) to address context, distributive leadership, and cultural responsiveness. Examining these elements …, , , , , , , , , , , , , 2022advancing-racial-equity change-implementation community-engagement cultural-responsiveness education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity leadership organizational-culture-and-climate supervision training vision-mission-and-values workforce-development-planning
Students’ Experiences of an Anishinaabe-Centered Social Work Education Program: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis article, which is the second in a series of three, examines the social work education program at the Center …, , , , , , , , 2022advancing-racial-equity cultural-responsiveness education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity training tribal-child-welfare university-partnerships
Centering Child Welfare Worker Well-beingThis infographic describes how child welfare organizations can center child welfare worker well-being to better support children and families., , , , , , , , , , , , , 2022advancing-racial-equity burnout education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity leadership organizational-culture-and-climate retention supervision training trauma-informed-practice work-conditions-and-benefits workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Holding Retention Reviews: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis product summarizes how leaders can use retention reviews to collect ideas on how to improve employees’ work experiences and …, , , , , , , 2022burnout leadership organizational-culture-and-climate retention supervision turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
How Hope and Resilience Can Lower Burnout Among Child Welfare Workers: NCWWI 1-page SummaryBurnout is a significant concern among child welfare professionals, leading to high turnover and reducing service quality. This document summarizes …, , , , , , , 2022burnout organizational-culture-and-climate retention trauma-informed-practice turnover vision-mission-and-values work-conditions-and-benefits
How Peer Support Can Reduce Burnout and Improve Worker Well-beingThis infographic describes how peer support can reduce burnout and improve worker well-being, including how organizations can champion peer support …, , , , , , , , , , , , 2022burnout coaching education-professional-development leadership mentoring organizational-culture-and-climate retention supervision training turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Learning, Leading, Changing: Engaging Emerging Leaders as a Retention StrategyHeld on May 26, 2022, this learning exchange focused on how universities and agencies engage social work students and graduates …, , , , , , , 2022cultural-responsiveness education-professional-development leadership mentoring retention university-partnerships workforce-development-planning inclusivity-racial-equity supervision work-conditions-and-benefits change-implementation
American Indian/Alaska Natives Curriculum Content Evaluation GuideIn keeping with the Council on Social Work Education’s competency-based education standards and social work competencies this curriculum content guide …, , , , , , 2022community-engagement cultural-responsiveness education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity tribal-child-welfare university-partnerships
Overrepresentation of Black Children in Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a systematic review that confirmed racial disparities and overrepresentation of Black youth, ages 10-17, involved with the …, , , , , 2022data-driven-decision-making disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity system-reform change-implementation
Leadership Academy Evaluation GuideThis guide provides an overview of evaluation activities and resources that a state, county, tribal, or private child welfare agency …, , , , , 2022change-implementation continuous-quality-improvement data-driven-decision-making leadership workforce-development-planning
Learning, Leading, Changing: Advancing Workplace EquityThis learning exchange, held on April 19, 2022, focused on how participants can advance workplace equity in child welfare. Panelists …, , , , , , , , , , , 2022advancing-racial-equity change-implementation communication data-driven-decision-making education-professional-development inclusivity-racial-equity leadership organizational-culture-and-climate retention university-partnerships workforce-development-planning work-conditions-and-benefits
Learning, Leading, Changing: Collaborating to Enhance ICWA Knowledge and PracticeHeld on March 21, 2022, this learning exchange focused on enhancing knowledge and understanding of ICWA and tribal sovereignty through …, , , , , , 2022advancing-racial-equity community-engagement cultural-responsiveness education-professional-development tribal-child-welfare university-partnerships inclusivity-racial-equity
The Indian Self-Determination Act and Social Work PracticeThis infographic describes how the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) applies to child welfare social work practice with …, , , , , , 2022change-implementation cultural-responsiveness education-professional-development tribal-child-welfare university-partnerships inclusivity-racial-equity
Indian Child Welfare TimelineThis infographic provides a timeline for Indian Child Welfare from 1820 to present, , , , , 2022change-implementation community-engagement education-professional-development tribal-child-welfare
We Are Child Welfare Campaign: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to improve public perceptions of the organization and build deeper consensus with the public by …, , , , , 2022change-implementation communication community-engagement leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Town Hall Meeting: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to improve understanding of the political situation as it relates to the program by bringing …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Costing Out Turnover: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to assess the justification for a retention program by evaluating the costs of turnover. It …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
What’s My Conflict Style: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to become aware of your conflict management style and how it potentially influences conflictual situations. …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Regulate the Conflict Temperature: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to encourage creative tension with a group (e.g., team, organization) by implementing strategies to bring …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Structured Sharing: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to build consensus in a group by influencing and negotiating through use of structured sharing …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Seeking to Understand: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to gain a more thorough understanding of alternative viewpoints and the rationale behind them. It …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Applying a Political Perspective: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand how political perspectives affect the organization’s functioning and reality. It is a part …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Agency Shadow Tour: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to increase sensitivity to and respect for others by becoming better acquainted with people at …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Solutions in Rounds: Learning Circles: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to engage in a dialogue to identify and analyze relevant unit or organization issues and …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Dissecting a Decision: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to improve decision-making by studying a previously made decision, the decision-making process, and the impact …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Tech-Out Planning & Organizing: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to use technology to plan and organize a project or initiative to increase communication and …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Data Storytelling: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to capture the story behind the data and facilitate the connection between the staff’s work …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Data Comparison: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand data more holistically by comparing differences among unit, office, or county and then …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Dig Deeper in Data: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand the significance of organization data for improving outcomes. It is a part of …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Jump-Start Diversity Initiative: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to foster a more diverse workplace. It is a part of the NCWWI Leadership Tool …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Diversity Assessment: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to become aware of strategies to diversify your program, unit, division, or organization. It is …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Privilege Walk: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand privilege and explore the ways it is experienced based on being a member …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Is Yours a Learning Organization?: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to build an organizational culture that promotes and supports learning. It is a part of …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Taking it Higher: Elevating Morale: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to applaud resilience within the unit, division, or organization through a strategic approach to improving …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Why People Stay Interviews: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand why people stay with the organization, especially how they overcame obstacles to remain. …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Way to Go!: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to validate employees’ efforts through a formal reward and recognition program. It is a part …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Building Resiliency: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to increase awareness of how to build resiliency and provide resources and information to staff. …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Group Learning Club: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to create a culture of continuous learning. It is a part of the NCWWI Leadership …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Welcome Aboard!: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to model interpersonal relations by developing a program exhibiting an inclusive, hospitable, and friendly environment. …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
The Sunny Side: Strengths Assessment: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to assess strengths within your organization so you understand areas that are lacking and/or build …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Team Scorecard: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to apply competencies to facilitate improved cooperation and goal orientation. It is a part of …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Team Building/Team Unifying: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to apply competencies in fostering team cohesion and motivation. It is a part of the …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
My Flexibility Quotient: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to assess your ability to change and be open to new information and changing conditions. …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Best Practice Approach Lunch & Learn: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to explore new ideas and innovations to address organization issues. It is a part of …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Technology Transfer: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to explore the latest innovations in technology and their application to the organization. It is …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Child Welfare in the News: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to consider current issues and trends relevant to child welfare in the United States and …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Upside Down, Inside Out: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to develop new insights by analyzing and reviewing existing tasks, activities, and systems. It is …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Implementation Science Applied: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to apply implementation science to a current initiative, program, policy, or practice to plan and …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Listening to the Family Voice: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to develop new insights about organization programs to promote innovative practice. It is a part …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Got Change?: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand an individual’s or team’s readiness for change, bring awareness to the process, promote …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Through an Adaptive Lens: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to analyze an issue through an adaptive lens to more thoroughly understand an issue situation …, , , , , 2022adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Purposeful Mission and Vision Integration: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to reinforce that all organization initiatives are connected to the organization’s vision and mission. It …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Logic Modeling: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to think through how an initiative will achieve its ultimate goal through an incremental process. …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Living By The Code: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand how the Social Work Code of Ethics manifests in organization behavior. It is …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Values Assessment: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to compare personal and organization values to better understand and align values. It is a …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
My Vision Statement: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to understand your personal leadership vision so you can manifest it more intentionally through leadership …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Host Racial Equity Deep Discussion: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to facilitate deep discussions about racial equity leading to action. It is a part of …, , , 2022change-implementation leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Dial in a New Communication Channel: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you to employ new communication channels to increase transparency and information sharing. It is a part …, , , , 2022change-implementation communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities
Reflecting on Racial Equity and InclusionThese short (one minute or less) videos provide reflection questions and link to a racial equity and inclusion resource. We …, , , , , 2022advancing-racial-equity cultural-responsiveness disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity system-reform change-implementation
Self Care By Example: Leadership Tool Kit ActivityThis activity will help you model self-care to others. It is a part of the NCWWI Leadership Tool Kit., , , , 2022communication leadership leadership-toolkit-activities organizational-culture-and-climate
Learning & Living Leadership Tool KitThis tool kit is your opportunity to develop and practice your leadership skills so that you can positively impact children, …, , , , 2022adaptive-leadership coaching leadership training supervision education-professional-development
Top 10 Self-Care Resources of 2021Click the links to access the top 10 self-care resources shared on NCWWI social media during 2021, , 2021burnout work-conditions-and-benefits
Everyday Workplace Discrimination: NCWWI 1-page SummaryUtilizing the Psychological Stressor-Strain theory, this study assessed the associations between everyday workplace discrimination, racial/ethnic identities, and psychological well-being among …, , , , , , 2021advancing-racial-equity communication disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity organizational-culture-and-climate
How Case Severity and Workplace Resources Impact Worker Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that used survey and administrative data from 485 Oregon Department of Human Services caseworkers to …, , , 2021retention workforce-development-planning work-conditions-and-benefits change-implementation
Active Efforts: Public Child Welfare ICWA Best Practices: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis 1-pager defines and explains active efforts according to the 2016 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) final rule. Information includes …, , , 2021practice-supports tribal-child-welfare
Child Welfare Systems Change: NCWWI Advisory Board RecommendationsThe NCWWI Advisory Board was charged to “reimagine” the child welfare system by focusing on promoting child and family well-being. …, , , 2022change-implementation system-reform vision-mission-and-values organizational-culture-and-climate
Social Work Degrees Are Leading the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis 1-pager provides a summary of the research on how individuals with social work degrees perform in child welfare., 2021education-professional-development
Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Supporting Self-Care at the System LevelThis document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to …, 2021organizational-culture-and-climate
Trauma Informed Yoga & MindfulnessThis infographic shows how to use mindfulness to improve our relationships, daily interactions, and reactions to trauma., 2021trauma-informed-practice
A Holistic Framework for Child Welfare Worker Well Being: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes a holistic child welfare worker well-being framework, identifies the three key dimensions that make up worker well-being …, 2021organizational-culture-and-climate
Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Connecting to Cultural WaysThis document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to …, 2021cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
A Checklist for Emerging LeadersThis infographic provides tips and resources to promote the development of emerging leaders’ critical leadership skills, and ways child welfare …, , , 2021education-professional-development leadership
Empowering the Child Welfare Workforce and its Emerging LeadersOn September 28, 2021. a panel hosted by NCWWI and CWLA presented helpful steps that emerging leaders can take to …, 2021leadership
Preparing the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a ten-year retrospective study of a child welfare stipend program involving four university social work programs in …, 2021university-partnerships education-professional-development
Introducing the Tribal Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment (TCOHA)This short video introduces the TCOHA to Tribal Workforce Excellence Sites. It also serves as an example for other sites …, 2021workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Introducing the Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment (COHA)This one minute video introduces the COHA to Workforce Excellence Sites. It also serves as an example for other sites …, 2021workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Supporting Transition to Work as a Child Welfare Retention StrategyThis infographic describes how to support graduates’ transition to work as a child welfare retention strategy., 2021education-professional-development
Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Operational workforce supportsThis document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to …, 2021organizational-culture-and-climate
Racism as Trauma: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document examines results from a study exploring the experiences of 13 Indigenous child protection practitioners in Queensland, Australia, working …, 2021cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Intersectionality in Child Welfare InfographicThis infographic describes intersectionality in child welfare, why racial equity is not enough, and how to improve the system for …, 2021cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Leveraging Key PartnershipsThis document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to …, 2021community-engagement
Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Understanding Moral DistressThis document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series event, Building a Resilient Workforce to …, 2021organizational-culture-and-climate
Leadership Competency Framework GuideThe National Child Welfare Workforce Institute’s (NCWWI) Leadership Competency Framework, updated in 2020, provides a model to develop, guide, and …, 2020leadership
Implications of Mindfulness-Informed Interventions for Trauma-Focused Practice: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study of mindfulness training sessions for parents which showed how integrating mindfulness interventions that target stress …, 2020trauma-informed-practice
Moderating Abusive Supervision: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that explored factors related to teaming to see if they buffered the negative consequences of …, 2020supervision
Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Practice SupportsThis document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the September 22, 2020, NCWWI Innovations Exchange on Practice Supports., 2020practice-supports
Peer Support and Workforce Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis article explores how different types of peer support are associated with staff retention. The study is based on data …, 2020turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Culture Climate, Work Conditions and BenefitsThis document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the October 20, 2020, NCWWI Innovations Exchange on Culture, Climate, …, 2020organizational-culture-and-climate
Child Welfare CAN Address BurnoutThis infographic presents data on who experiences burnout, what predicts it, and how child welfare organizations can address it., 2020organizational-culture-and-climate
COVID-19 Workforce Needs Assessment (WNA) Cross site Report For Workforce Excellence Public Child Welfare SitesThis report provides the results of the Coronavirus-19 Workforce Needs Assessment (COVID-19 WNA) that was conducted in two state and …, 2020workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Critical Workforce Needs 2020This document provides an overview of cricital workforce needs across both public and tribal child welfare programs and organized using …, 2020workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Education and Professional DevelopmentThis document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the November 17, 2020, NCWWI Innovations Exchange on Education and …, 2020education-professional-development
Effective Training for Trauma Informed Care: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis study explores how the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, in partnership with Vanderbilt University, improved its trauma-informed approach by …, 2020trauma-informed-practice
Preventing Early Departures Among the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page SummaryEarly caseworker departures can have far-reaching consequences for agencies, leaving families feeling uncertain and wasting hiring and training resources. This …, 2020retention work-conditions-and-benefits
University Partnership Transition to Work StrategiesThis document lists strategies to support transition to work and the long-term retention of traineeship graduates., 2021university-partnerships education-professional-development
Thank You for Showing UpDuring the 2020 Child Welfare Worker Recognition Event, National Child Welfare Advocate, Victor Sims, gave an inspirational talk on how …, 2021work-conditions-and-benefits
Showing Up Makes All The DifferenceDuring the 2020 Child Welfare Worker Recognition Event, National Child Welfare Advocate, Courtney Canova, gave an inspirational talk on how …, 2021work-conditions-and-benefits
Moral Distress: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis summary describes the findings of a study that examined moral distress experiences among 1,879 public child welfare caseworkers and …, 2021organizational-culture-and-climate
One Journey: National Child Welfare Workforce Institute Racial Equity TeamThis document describes how and why NCWWI created a Racial Equity Team. It includes considerations for developing and structuring the …, 2021advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Resource List: Free, Online Training for Child Welfare StaffThis resource list identifies organizations that offer training activities with defined learning objectives that may include a range of modalities, …, 2021training education-professional-development
Advancing Inclusivity by Caucusing: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes experiences successfully implementing racial identity-based caucusing in an MSW program social justice class at a large public …, 2021advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Addressing Racial Disparity in Foster Care Placement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a case study that identified aspects of child welfare practices that contributed to a decrease in the …, 2020disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Virtual Training IcebreakersThis document lists 10 icebreakers that can be used during virutal training., 2020training education-professional-development
Using Smart Phones as Practice Support: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThe summary describes how a smartphone app helped reinforce content from a training program for resource caregivers* on the use …, 2020practice-supports
Caring for the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog SummaryParticipant ideas and resources from the NCWWI Supporting the Virtual Workforce webinars Virtual Supervision; Well-Being; and Physical, Emotional, and Psychological …, 2020work-conditions-and-benefits
Developing the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog SummaryParticipant ideas and resources from the NCWWI webinars Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Converting Classroom Training from In-Person to Online and …, 2020work-conditions-and-benefits
Technology Supports for the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog SummariesParticipant ideas and resources from the NCWWI webinar Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Using Social Media and Technology to Engage Children, …, 2020practice-supports
NCWWI Communications Guide: How to Advance Organizational Goals through Effective Messaging, Storytelling, and Public RelationsThe NCWWI Communications Guide (the Guide) helps child welfare programs’ initiate or improve their existing communications strategies to build public …, , , , 2020change-implementation communication community-engagement leadership
Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Leadership and SupervisionThis document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the July 21, 2020, NCWWI Innovations Exchange on Leadership and …, 2020supervision
Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment Public Workforce Excellence Sites Cross-Site Summary ReportThis is a cross-site summary report of results from NCWWI’s four public (two county and two state) Workforce Excellence (WE) …, 2020workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Community EngagementThis document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the August 18, 2020, NCWWI Innovations Exchange on Inclusivity, Racial …, 2020advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
What Child Welfare Workers Need in a PandemicThis infographic summarizes a Workforce Needs Assessment conducted with four public child welfare agencies during COVID-19 and provides three areas …, 2020practice-supports
Racial Equity Discussion GuideThis discussion guide provides key messages, reflection questions, and resources for engaging partners in courageous conversations and planning to challenge …, 2020advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Applying a Racial Equity Lens to a Change ProjectThis worksheet provides a list of questions to ask before implementing any change project, to ensure your agency is a …, 2020system-reform change-implementation
Trauma Informed Practice with American Indian/Alaska Native Populations: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper describes how to develop a trauma-informed lens for working with American Indian/Alaska Native individuals, families, and communities using …, 2020trauma-informed-practice
Reducing Disparities through Indigenous Social Work Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper highlights effective and inclusive education designed to address the dramatic overrepresentation of Indigenous families in North American public …, , 2020tribal-child-welfare university-partnerships education-professional-development
Tips for Coaching RemotelyThis document provides several tips for how to coach someone remotely., , , 2020coaching leadership supervision
Understanding Trauma-Informed Practice: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes how one child welfare program used an extensive case review process to assess how trauma manifests in …, 2020trauma-informed-practice
Effective Workload Management: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that surveyed 1,263 workers in a Midwestern state to determine factors that influence workload perceptions …, 2020workload work-conditions-and-benefits
Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Supervision Participant SummaryParticipants volunteered strategies during the Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Virtual Supervision learning exchange to help make the transition to the …, 2020supervision
Direct Practice Contact: Predicting frontline workers’ time with clients: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that examined worker, client, agency, and societal factors that predict the time frontline child welfare …, 2020organizational-culture-and-climate
Self-Care Music PlaylistsThis one page document provides examples of music playlists to include in a self-care plan., 2019burnout work-conditions-and-benefits
Self-Care Resource ListThis one page document lists links to self-care resources., 2019burnout work-conditions-and-benefits
Self-Care StrategiesThis two page document lists six self-care strategies., 2019burnout work-conditions-and-benefits
The Views of Many: 360 feedback for child welfare leadership development: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that evaluated a 360 feedback and assessment process for child welfare leaders who particpated in …, 2020leadership
MSW Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons LearnedThis document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were common across NCWWI’s MSW traineeship programs which were …, 2013education-professional-development
Microaggressions in the Child Welfare Workplace: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis resource summarizes the qualitative responses on the topic of microaggressions in the workplace from 30 social workers who identified …, , 2020communication cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Multi-system Education for Better Outcomes: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an evaluation of a graduate program for child welfare, mental health, and education professionals that used a …, 2020university-partnerships education-professional-development
Technology Supports Practice Improvements: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes how technology supported the uptake of practice improvements related to trauma-informed care in child welfare in three …, 2020practice-supports
Distance Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes assessment data on a workforce development strategy (Pathways Program) which provides accredited social work education, beginning with advising …, 2016education-professional-development
Evidence-based Practice; Schools of Social Work: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that discusses how schools of social work can better meet the needs of …, 2016education-professional-development
Facilitation Skills for TrainersThis training course explores American Public Human Services Association’s success factors for facilitators and S.M.A.R.T. plan to trainers for improving …, 2013education-professional-development
Transfer of Learning: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that highlights the impact of different training methods on training transfer, including the …, 2016education-professional-development
Common Core Curricula in CaliforniaThe California Common Core Curricula is publicly available as a resource to the child welfare field and provides information on …, 2017education-professional-development
A Guidebook for Building Organizational Effectiveness Capacity: A Training System ExampleThis document provides guidelines for promoting constructive and instructive dialogue among different agency components to accomplish organizational effectiveness (OE) goals; …, 2012education-professional-development
Specialized Education Training: NCWWI 1-page summaryThis document summarizes the article “A Multivariate Analysis of Training, Education, and Readiness for Public Child Welfare Practice”, which presents …, 2013education-professional-development
Cohort Effect: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis article reports findings from an evaluation of a university-based child welfare training program focusedon increasing the retention of knowledgeable, …, 2016education-professional-development
Improving Employee Performance through Coaching (North Carolina)This issue of Practice Notes describes the importance of child welfare supervisors, managers, and directors use of coaching to enhance …, 2008education-professional-development
Coaching VideosThis site provides three videos from The Coaching Toolkit for Child Welfare Practice DVD and one from The CLEAR Coaching …, 2017education-professional-development
Basics of Coaching: A Brief Review of Recent LiteratureThis literature review describes the definition and benefits of coaching, when coaching is an effective tool, the role of the …, 2010education-professional-development
UC-Davis: Coaching in the Field of Child WelfareThis website for coaching in the field of child welfare provides access to information on how to learn and utilize …, 2014education-professional-development
Mentoring Program Manual (Connecticut)This manual provides an overview Connecticut Department of Children and Families’ Mentoring Program, including roles and responsibilities, training materials and …, 2008education-professional-development
Mentoring Child Welfare Staff: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThe paper summarizes the article “Initiating and Sustaining a Mentoring Program for Child Welfare Staff,” which describes an evaluation of …, 2013education-professional-development
Training and Development in Human Services: Special Issue on Leadership DevelopmentThis special issue of Training and Development in Human Services focuses on leadership development and includes articles on competency-based leadership …, 2014leadership
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Agency LeadershipThis webpage provides resources that describe aspects of leadership and leadership strategies that can improve agency effectiveness and impact the …, 2019leadership
Leadership Competency FrameworkThis document provides the NCWWI competency framework, which reflects the multi-dimensional nature of the child welfare field and the corresponding …, , 2011adaptive-leadership leadership
Resources for Healthy GenerationsThis document provides a list of substance abuse, child welfare, and domestic violence resources designed specifically for tribal communities. Keywords: …, 2017community-engagement
Using Data: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document highlights the findings of a study identifying the organizational factors that influence data use among child welfare employees in …, 2016data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
Why the Workforce Matters InfographicThis infographic visually describes why the workforce matters. It includes information on the challenges of child welfare work, the cost …, 2016workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Workforce Demographics & Job Satisfaction: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes article, “Child Welfare Worker Characteristics and Job Satisfaction: A National Study,” which discusses the results and implications …, 2012workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Workforce Development Foundations (3 minute microlearning)This three minute module focuses on the center of the NCWWI Workforce Development Framework (WDF) to highlight the strategies to …, 2016workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Workforce Excellence in MissouriThe Missouri Children’s Division faced big challenges prior to 2014. Too many children were in out-of-home care, child welfare workers …, 2018workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Real Stories from the Field Tool KitThis toolkit features real stories and supports discussions with staff, students, and/or community members about innovative workforce development initiatives to …, 2018workforce-development-planning change-implementation
The Caseworker’s Role in a Results-Oriented Culture (7 minute microlearning)Designed for caseworkers, this 7-minute Quickbit explores how workers can contribute to, and benefit from, practicing in a results-oriented culture. …, 2008community-engagement
The Power of Data for Learning and ChangingThis is the story of 3 graduate students from the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare who were able to …, 2018data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
Mind the Gap #5: Transforming Child Welfare Decision-making through Modern Technology & Data AnalyticsThis webinar explores how child welfare organizations can leverage modern technology, data and information to support and transform frontline child …, 2015data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
NCWWI Workforce Development Framework BriefThis document outlines NCWWI’s Workforce Development Framework (WDF) which is intended to help agency leaders understand best and promising practices …, 2019workforce-development-planning change-implementation
New Jersey Fellows: Building Capacity in “Managing by Data” to Improve Leadership, Frontline Practice & Case OutcomesThis webinar showcases an innovative program at the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (NJ DCF) to build capacity …, , 2012data-driven-decision-making leadership change-implementation
New Jersey Fellows: Building Capacity in “Managing by Data” to Improve Leadership, Frontline Practice & Case Outcomes (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that showcases an innovative program to build capacity in “managing by data” to support …, 2012data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
Learning, Leading, ChangingFor decades, the approach to workforce issues in child welfare was crisis-driven. Workers were not sufficiently supported, and states struggled …, 2018workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Learning, Leading, Changing and Making a DifferenceThe video provides an overview of NCWWI through the perspectives of NCWWI’s diverse partners. It explains how NCWWI’s workforce development …, , 2014adaptive-leadership change-implementation leadership
Making a Difference #1: Evaluation Findings, Strategies and Lessons LearnedThis webinar offers an overview of what we learned through our evaluation and highlights findings from our research examining factors …, 2014workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Child Welfare Workforce Demographic TrendsThis document offers a general snapshot of frontline child welfare caseworkers in the Unites States based on findings of various …, 2010workforce-development-planning change-implementation
ChildStat: Leading Systems-level Improvements based on Case-level Experiences (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that showcases the development, implementation, and outcomes of ChildStat, a creative, data-driven, systemic leadership …, , , 2011change-implementation data-driven-decision-making organizational-culture-and-climate
Competency-based Workforce Development: A Synthesis of Current ApproachesThis paper defines and explains a competency-based approach, the rationale for using competency models, the history of competency models, a …, , 2015performance-management workforce-development-planning education-professional-development change-implementation
CWIG Workforce Podcast Series Episode 1: The Workforce Development FrameworkThis podcast, hosted by the Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG), gives listeners an opportunity to hear about how addressing your …, 2018workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Data-driven Performance Improvement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Use Of Data to Assess Performance And Promote Outcome Achievement by Public and Private Child …, 2013data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
Dismantling Racial Inequity #3: A Data-Driven Approach to Improving Outcomes for Black Girls in Child WelfareThis third session of “Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change” webinar series will highlight how Allegheny County Department …, , 2017data-driven-decision-making disproportionality-disparities change-implementation inclusivity-racial-equity
A Results-Oriented Culture (7 minute microlearning)Leaders in a results-oriented culture look at data, interpret it, and take action to make changes to improve outcomes based …, 2017data-driven-decision-making change-implementation
A Comprehensive Workforce Strategy to Advance Child Welfare OutcomesThis report is a compilation of input from leaders and universities in 28 U. S. states and counties. The group …, 2013workforce-development-planning change-implementation
Performance Measurement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes findings from a collaborative initiative and qualitative study that examined the experiences of four nonprofit human service …, 2016performance-management education-professional-development
Understanding Job Requirements (3.5 minute microlearning)Understanding Job Requirements, 2016performance-management education-professional-development
Emotional Intelligence for Leaders: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the chapter, “On Leadership” by D. Goleman which describes that while intellect, big picture thinking, and long-term …, 2019leadership
For Missouri Field Support Manager, It’s All About RelationshipsDana Jones, a Field Support and Training Manager in Missouri, was facing high staff turnover rates and an over-stressed child …, 2018leadership
Leading Through Understanding the Role of Life StoriesUnderstanding the personal journey – or context – that leads people to a career in child welfare is an important …, , 2018communication leadership
Leadership and Inclusion: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document explores the role of authentic leadership (AL) in enhancing perceptions of inclusion and also examines two outcomes potentially related …, 2016leadership
Organizational Leadership: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Organizational Leadership and Its Impact on Social Workers’ Job Satisfaction: A National Study”, which reports …, 2019leadership
Meaningful Family Involvement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “New Roles for Families in Child Welfare” which examines the strategies and approaches child welfare …, 2012family-centered-practice practice-supports
Learning & Living the NCWWI Leadership Model (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an in-depth exploration of the NCWWI’s Leadership Model for child welfare. Link …, 2013adaptive-leadership leadership
Strengths Based Teams (4 minute microlearning)The path to great leadership starts with a deep understanding of the strengths you bring to the table. Since no …, , , , 2017adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication leadership
Open to All Voices (4 minute microlearning)Working effectively with a variety of stakeholders impacted by a change requires a diverse set of competencies which is why …, , , , 2017adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication leadership
Adaptive Leadership: Practical ApplicationThis 90-minute webinar explains the diagnostic framework for determining the adaptive challenge and how to mobilize the system to implement …, , , , 2013adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication leadership
Decision-making in Child Protection: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes a study focused on the second cohort of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being that …, 2017practice-supports
Practice Model (Washington, D.C.)This Practice Model for the DC Child and Family Services Agency describes the primary goals, core principles and values, leadership …, 2006practice-models practice-supports
Coaching to Support Solution-based Casework in Child WelfareThis webinar describes solution-based casework coaching at Washington State’s Department of Social and Health Services, Children’s Administration. Presenters highlight the …, 2012family-centered-practice practice-supports
An Individualized, Strengths-Based Approach in Public Child Welfare Driven Systems of CareThis brief focuses on the principle of an individualized, strengths-based approach in public child welfare., 2008family-centered-practice practice-supports
Information Packet: Family Centered Practice ModelsThis new National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections information packet,provides information on family centered practice principles, legislation & …, 2009practice-models practice-supports
Coaching to Support Solution-based Casework in Child WelfareThis webinar describes solution-based casework coaching at Washington State’s Department of Social and Health Services, Children’s Administration. Presenters highlight the …, 2012coaching supervision
Casework Teaming to Reduce Workload, Enhance Effectiveness & Boost MoraleThis document summarizes a NCWWI webinar on casework teaming designed reduce caseworker isolation and workload; improve workforce retention; and strengthen …, 2013workload work-conditions-and-benefits
Caseload/Workload Studies: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the three research briefs which provides information summarizing recent studies and reports that underscore the importance of …, , 2011work-conditions-and-benefits workload
Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost Morale (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar on casework teaming designed reduce caseworker isolation and workload; improve workforce retention; and strengthen …, , , 2013organizational-culture-and-climate work-conditions-and-benefits workload
Well-being and New Policy Directions in Child Welfare This webinar identifies four basic domains of well-being and articulates the need for trauma-informed screening, functional assessment, and effective, evidence-informed …, 2012trauma-informed-practice
The need for trauma-informed screening, functional assessment, and effective, evidence-informed interventions This webinar identifies four basic domains of well-being and articulates the need for trauma-informed screening, functional assessment, and effective, evidence-informed …, 2012trauma-informed-practice
Mind the Gap #6: Becoming a Trauma-informed Child Welfare Agency – The Waupaca County JourneyThis webinar presentation provides participants with ideas and strategies related to implementing Trauma Informed Care and Civility in their agencies. Waupaca DHHS’s …, 2016trauma-informed-practice
Supportive Supervision: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that describes the collaborative process used to develop a strengths-based supervision training …, 2012supervision
Workforce Development Quickbit Module 9: Dealing with the Effects of Secondary TraumaSecondary trauma is a predictable and frequent occurrence in child welfare. At just under 4 minutes, this module describes the …, 2016trauma-informed-practice
Supervision: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis 1-page summary outlines the results of a small, qualitative study aimed at determining supervisory effectiveness within a state child welfare …, 2016supervision
Changing Supervision Lenses: Zooming in and outEffective supervisors must zoom in and out to get the full picture of any situation. Twan Stokes from Indiana Department …, 2018supervision
Improving Supervision by Collaboration, Transparency & Accountability: The Impact of Missouri’s Supervision Advisory CommitteeThis webinar showcases the activities of the Missouri Department of Social Services’ Children’s Division, and presents the action steps and …, 2012supervision
Improving Supervision by Collaboration, Transparency & Accountability: The Impact of Missouri’s Supervision Advisory Committee (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights action steps and strategies taken to organize, develop and sustain the Supervision …, 2014supervision
Mind the Gap #8: Prioritizing Supervision – Comprehensive Supervisory Development in IndianaThe webinar highlights a comprehensive approach to strengthening supervisory practice throughout Indiana’s Department of Child Services (DCS) and focuses on …, 2016supervision
Performance Management in Child Welfare (5 minutes)The quality of supervision, clear performance expectations and a coherent, consistent performance management system are key factors in promoting commitment …, 2017supervision
Supervision Meta-analysis: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis resource provides a meta-analysis of research articles regarding the impact of supervision on worker outcomes., 2009supervision
Coaching StrategiesCoaching is a critical strategy in transfer of learning and implementation of change. This one hour module offers supervisors the opportunity …, 2014coaching supervision
Strategic Planning: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document highlights the role of strategic planning in improving cross-sector partnerships in child welfare and identifies: 1) factors that contribute …, 2016community-engagement
Citizen Involvement in Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “What Do We Know About Strategies for Involving Citizens in Public Child Welfare: A Review …, 2015community-engagement
Creating a Supportive Community Context (5 minute microlearning)People need to feel that as child welfare professionals, they are a valued partner in the larger community and that …, , 2018community-engagement
Impact of Public Perceptions on Child Welfare Workers: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article, “Measuring the impact of public perceptions on child welfare workers” which explores how societal perceptions …, 2019community-engagement
Partnership for Sustainable Change (12 minutes)Research indicates that change is not sustainable when we do not meaningfully engage those most impacted by a change (even …, 2018community-engagement
Mind the Gap #7: Real World Barriers & Strategies for Evidence-based Practice ImplementationThis webinar focuses on the workforce, agency and systemic strategies that can enhance or deter success when trying to incorporate evidence-based …, 2016evidence-based-practice education-professional-development
Evidence-based Practice Implementation: NCWWI 1-Page SummaryThis 1-page summary provides an overview of the three core components of organizational readiness for evidence-based practices identified in the …, 2016evidence-based-practice education-professional-development
Evidence-based Practices in Child Welfare: Opportunities & Challenges for the WorkforceThis webinar provides an in-depth overview of evidence-based practices (EBP) in child welfare including the definition of EBP, the impact …, 2013evidence-based-practice education-professional-development
Evidence-based Practice Implementation Model: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Advancing a Conceptual Model of Evidence-Based Practice Implementation in Public Service Sectors”, which proposes a …, 2012evidence-based-practice education-professional-development
Implementing Evidence-based interventions: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article, “Overcoming Challenges to Implementing and Evaluating Evidence-Based Interventions in Child Welfare: A Matter of Necessity,” …, 2013evidence-based-practice education-professional-development
Weaving Together Agency Staff Around Organizational Change, 2018change-implementation
ChildStat: Leading Systems-level Improvements based on Case-level ExperiencesChildStat: Leading Systems-level Improvements based on Case-level Experiences, , , 2011change-implementation data-driven-decision-making organizational-culture-and-climate
CWIG Workforce Podcast Series Episode 4: Creating Change at the Local Level, 2018change-implementation
Evidence-based Practices in Child Welfare: Opportunities & Challenges for the Workforce (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an in-depth overview of evidence-based practices (EBP) in child welfare. Link to …, 2014evidence-based-practice education-professional-development
Organizational Readiness: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper provides a summary of a 7-factor model that reflects the items that most contribute to organizational readiness for …, 2017evidence-based-practice education-professional-development
Change & the Roles People Play (2 minute microlearning)At just over two minutes, this microlearning course provides an overview of the roles people play during different stages of …, , , , 2017change-implementation communication community-engagement organizational-culture-and-climate
When Preparation Meets OpportunityAnne Graham, a child welfare middle manager from New Hampshire, developed a much needed change initiative during her participation in …, 2018change-implementation
Implementing Change (9 minute microlearning)When working in an environment of constant change, it is helpful to use a framework to help us navigate the turbulence …, 2018change-implementation
CWIG Workforce Podcast Series Episode 2: A State’s Approach to ChangeThis podcast, hosted by the Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG), shares an example of how one state changed its approach …, 2018change-implementation
3 Tools To Guide Change Efforts (2 minute microlearning)This microlearning explains the 3 most popular tools used by those managing change efforts at their agency., , , 2017change-implementation communication leadership
Stages of Implementation (9 minute course)This short course (9 minutes) reviews the stages of implementation as described in the framework developed by the National Implementation Research Network …, , , 2017change-implementation communication leadership
Competency-based Recruitment, Screening & Selection: Strengthening Workforce Capacity, Retention & Organizational ResiliencyThis webinar showcases the creative, evidence-based efforts of Buncombe County, North Carolina’s Department of Social Services to recruit, screen, select …, 2011recruitment recruitment-and-selection
Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) Take The Lead Series: Recruitment StrategiesFinding qualified workers who are likely to stay is a major challenge in child welfare.  This one hour module shares …, 2014recruitment recruitment-and-selection
Attracting the Best (4 minute microlearning)People feel more competent and are likely to stay when they have realistic expectations about what the job entails and …, 2016recruitment recruitment-and-selection
Competency-based Recruitment, Screening & Selection: Strengthening Workforce Capacity, Retention & Organizational Resiliency (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights multiple strategies and interventions to enhance an agency’s capacity to recruit, select, …, , 2014recruitment screening-and-selection recruitment-and-selection
Mind the Gap #3: Children’s Corps: A Dynamic Approach to Child Welfare Worker Recruitment, Screening and SelectionThis webinar provides an overview of Children’s Corps’ dynamic recruitment, screening and selection techniques to strengthen the capacity of the …, , 2015recruitment screening-and-selection recruitment-and-selection
Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) Take The Lead Series: Screening StrategiesOnce you have a pool of candidates to choose from, what tools are available to help you screen them for …, 2014screening-and-selection recruitment-and-selection
Selection: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “A Research-Based Child Welfare Employee Selection Protocol: Strengthening Retention of the Workforce”, which describes the …, 2013screening-and-selection recruitment-and-selection
Selecting the Best (5 minute microlearning)Competency-based, standardized interviewing processes provide insight into candidates’ potential “fit” with the job. Hiring procedures that minimize cumbersome processes and …, 2016screening-and-selection recruitment-and-selection
Secondary Traumatic Stress: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the literature on Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) in the child welfare workforce, identifying common sources and symptoms …, , 2011trauma-informed-practice work-conditions-and-benefits
Realistic Job Previews: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “Realistic Job Previews in Child Welfare: State Of Innovation And Practice”, which discusses the development, …, 2011job-analysis-and-position-requirements recruitment-and-selection
Worker Resilience: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that weaves together quantitative and qualitative research to explore how social workers build and maintain …, 2018work-conditions-and-benefits
Trust and Engagement: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document examines the association of an organization’s diversity practices with employee engagement and explores whether a trusting climate will …, 2016work-conditions-and-benefits
Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child welfare, describes prevention strategies, suggests a …, , 2018worker-safety work-conditions-and-benefits
Mind the Gap #10: Peer Mentoring, Crisis Response & Resilience-building – NJ DCF’s Worker2WorkerDuring this webinar, presenters deacribe the NJ Worker2Worker program, a confidential peer-counseling helpline and support approach for employees in the Department’s …, 2017worker-safety work-conditions-and-benefits
Learning Organizations: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Strategies for Transforming Human Service Organizations into Learning Organizations: Knowledge Management and the Transfer of …, 2012organizational-culture-and-climate
Leading in Permanent Whitewater (7 minute microlearning)Change is constant in our environment and in child welfare, in particular. Just under 8 minutes, this Quickbit describes the …, , , , , 2015adaptive-leadership change-implementation leadership vision-mission-and-values organizational-culture-and-climate
Coaching to Support Solution-based Casework in Child Welfare (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the core elements of a solution-based casework coaching model necessary to support …, 2014organizational-culture-and-climate
Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost MoraleThis session provides an in-depth overview of all aspects of casework teaming, and highlights the development, implementation, and outcomes of …, 2013organizational-culture-and-climate
Inclusive Organizations: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes contemporary research across the social sciences to provide evidence-based recommendations for leveraging diversity and the individual-level (employees …, 2016organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Environment: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a journal article that examines the direct and indirect effects of climate and culture on outcomes for …, 2015organizational-culture-and-climate
Creating Physically Safe and Psychologically Secure Child Welfare Organizations: A Roundtable DiscussionThis webinar raises the issues of physical and psychological safety in child welfare organizations and includes a facilitated discussion with …, 2012organizational-culture-and-climate
Design Teams & Learning Circles: Agency- & Unit-level Interventions for Improving Organizational Climate & CultureThis webinar shares two innovative methods, Design Teams and Learning Circles, to tackle change while improving organizational culture and climate; …, 2012organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Social Context: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Assessing the Organizational Social Context (OSC) of Child Welfare Systems: Implications for Research and Practice,” …, 2012organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Culture: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes two research studies that address the impact of individual, supervisory, and organizational factors on organizational culture and …, 2013organizational-culture-and-climate
Organizational Climate Interventions: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes two research studies provide information regarding the impact of two targeted organizational interventions on caseworker turnover and …, 2013organizational-culture-and-climate
Recruitment & Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “In Search Of Innovation: A National Qualitative Analysis of Child Welfare Recruitment and Retention Efforts”, …, , , 2012recruitment turnover recruitment-and-selection work-conditions-and-benefits
Commitment in Public Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes three journal articles that highlight findings of research exploring influences on recruitment and retention of public and …, 2012turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Developing Models of Effective Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention Training – SynthesisThis paper summaries project activities, from eight university programs, to develop, field test, revise, implement, evaluate, and disseminate an effective …, 2009turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Creating an Inclusive Team Culture (6.5 minute microlearning)People need to work in a culture and climate where they feel valued and part of a team committed to a common …, , 2015vision-mission-and-values organizational-culture-and-climate
Leading Change with Vision (2 minute microlearning)At just over two minutes, this microlearning course explains how to develop effective vision statements for change initiatives., , , , , 2019change-implementation communication leadership vision-mission-and-values organizational-culture-and-climate
Design Teams & Learning Circles: Agency- & Unit-level Interventions for Improving Organizational Climate & Culture (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that shares two innovative methods supported by the Western Workforce Project sites in Denver, …, 2014organizational-culture-and-climate
Resilience After Violence: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that reviews the prevalence of workplace violence in child welfare, describes prevention strategies, suggests a …, , 2018organizational-culture-and-climate worker-safety work-conditions-and-benefits
Organizational Support and Turnover Intention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes an article exploring the roles of leader–member exchange (LMX, or the relationship between supervisor and caseworker) and …, 2017organizational-culture-and-climate
Status Symbols and Employee Attitudes: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes a study hypothesizing that the physical setting of a workplace is a motivating force because it reflects …, 2017organizational-culture-and-climate
Think Politically (2.5 minute microlearning)This presentation explores the impact of implicit bias on organizational functioning, training design and delivery, and the broader organizational culture …, , , 2016adaptive-leadership community-engagement organizational-culture-and-climate leadership
Giving Work Back (3.5 minute microlearning)Heifetz and his co-authors identified seven major behaviors that can help you address challenges successfully and manage change. This microlearning …, , , , , 2016adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication organizational-culture-and-climate leadership
7 Behaviors of Adaptive Leadership (5 minute microlearning)This microlearning (5 minutes) explains the difference between technical and adaptive challenges, and describes the seven major behaviors identified by …, , , , 2016adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication leadership
Adaptive LeadershipThis course explains the difference between adaptive challenges and technical work and provides opportunities to practice applying these concepts. It …, , , , , , 2016adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication leadership organizational-culture-and-climate
Regulating Distress (3 minute microlearning)his microlearning focuses on one of the seven behaviors of adaptive leadership – regulating distress. Completing this course will develop …, , , , , , , 2016adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication community-engagement leadership organizational-culture-and-climate work-conditions-and-benefits
Orchestrating Conflict (2 minute microlearning)Heifetz and his co-authors identified seven major behaviors that can help you address challenges successfully and manage change. This microlearning …, , , , , 2016adaptive-leadership communication community-engagement leadership organizational-culture-and-climate
Get on the Balcony (3 minute microlearning)This three minute microlearning course provides strategies for “getting on the balcony” which is one of the seven behaviors of …, , , , , , , 2016adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication community-engagement leadership organizational-culture-and-climate
Your Guide to Holding Steady (3.5 minute microlearning)This microlearning (3 1/2 minutes) explains ways to hold steady, one of the seven behaviors of adaptive leadership, during times …, , , , , , 2016adaptive-leadership change-implementation communication community-engagement leadership organizational-culture-and-climate
Creating a Learning Culture (5.5 minute microlearning)Helping staff grow professionally is a key workforce development strategy. This includes both a comprehensive training infrastructure and promoting a …, , 2016organizational-culture-and-climate
Creating a Supportive Culture (4 minute microlearning)People are motivated to stay on the job when their basic safety and security needs are met, and when they …, , 2016organizational-culture-and-climate
Child Welfare Staff Engagement & Retention in Washington DC: Alternative Work Schedules, Telecommuting & Other Supports (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that shares essential elements for employee engagement and retention strategies. Link to webinar is …, , , 2018turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Casework Teaming to Manage Workload, Enhance Effectiveness and Boost Morale (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar on casework teaming designed reduce caseworker isolation and workload; improve workforce retention; and strengthen …, , 2014turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Turnover Intention Predictors: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes a meta-analysis of the existing literature on the turnover intentions of public child welfare caseworkers in the …, 2017turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document highlights findings of a ten-year study examining the personal and organizational factors that impact length of employment and …, 2016turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Why People Stay and Why They Leave (5 minute microlearning)Our workforce is our most important resource and yet recruitment and retention continues to be an issue for many child …, 2016turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Resilience and Burnout: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a journal article that highlights retention and turnover issues in child welfare through a comprehensive literature review of …, 2015burnout work-conditions-and-benefits
Child Welfare Staff Engagement & Retention in Washington DC: Alternative Work Schedules, Telecommuting & Other SupportsThis webinar shares how the Office of Youth Empowerment, in strong partnership with the Department of Human Resources, has sustained …, , 2013turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Respect & Worker Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “Respect in the Workplace: A Mixed Methods Study of Retention and Turnover in the Voluntary …, 2013turnover work-conditions-and-benefits
Cultural Responsiveness: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that discusses the initiative “The Diversity Scorecard” being implemented in higher education to address closing the achievement …, 2015cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Cultural Humility and Management in Child WelfareThis webinar discusses culture, multiculturalism, intersectionality and how cultural humility connects to cultural competence and contributes to cultural responsiveness. It …, , 2014communication cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Disproportionality and Disparities: Understanding the Organizational ContributorsThis webinar explores the issue of disproportionality and disparities in child welfare, theories of causation, historical factors, and examines some …, 2011disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Internal and External Job Resources: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that used the Job Demands and Resources (JD-R) Model with 1,917 caseworkers from three states …, 2018burnout work-conditions-and-benefits
Diversity QuickBit Module 2: Cultural OpennessAn important dimension of cultural humility is to maintain an openness to the cultural differences. This short 3 minute module …, , 2017communication cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Diversity QuickBit Module 1: Cultural Identity and Situational FactorsKnowing ourselves helps us to recognize our personal biases and stereotypes and to see the world from the perspective of …, 2017cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Mind the Gap #9: Achieving Racial Equity through Workforce & Organizational ChangeThis thought-provoking, dynamic webinar helps participants understand and apply a racial equity lens to change efforts in child welfare. , 2016advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Racial Equity Training: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes a study that examines participant knowledge and attitudes about race, engagement in racial equity work, and organizational …, 2015advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Building a Culturally Responsive Workforce: The Texas Model for Undoing Disproportionality & Disparities in Child Welfare (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights a collection of strategies for building a culturally responsive workforce based upon …, 2013disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Biases: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document describes the biases that can create barriers to organizational change and gives pointed recommendations for confronting and changing …, 2018disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Dismantling Racial Inequity #4: Slow and Steady Wins the RACE of Child Welfare EquityThis fourth session of “Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change” webinar series will highlight how Connecticut Department of …, 2018disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Dismantling Racial Inequity #2: Community Collaboration and Grassroots EffortThis webinar is the second session of “Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change” webinar series and highlights the …, 2017disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Diversity in Leadership: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper shares findings from two studies that examined the influence of racial similarity/dissimilarity on supervisor and subordinate relationships and …, 2017disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Promoting Racial Equity Through Workforce and Organizational Actions InfographicThis infographic visually describes what racial equity is in child welfare, why we need to take action, and provides suggestions …, , 2018advancing-racial-equity inclusivity-racial-equity
Dismantling Racial Inequity #1: Using an Institutional Analysis to Identify Core Issues and Spur ChangeThis webinar is the first session of “Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change” webinar series and shares key …, , 2017change-implementation disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Beyond Professional Education, Training: Dynamic University-Agency Partnership for Transfer of Learning, Quality Improvement, Organizational EffectivenessThis webinar describes university-agency relationship-building and developing continuity among county-based child welfare systems; highlights the array of workforce development strategies …, 2013university-partnerships education-professional-development
Beyond Child Welfare Education & Training: Pennsylvania’s Dynamic University-Agency Partnership for Transfer of Learning, Quality Improvement, Organizational Effectiveness (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights the array of workforce development strategies implemented through the dynamic university-agency partnership …, 2013university-partnerships education-professional-development
Microaggressions: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article that evaluates microaggressions and proposes possible approaches to handling situations in which microaggressions occur. The …, 2018cultural-responsiveness inclusivity-racial-equity
Dismantling Racial Inequity #5: Strengthening Our Efforts Through Partnerships with AcademiaThis fifth session of “Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change” webinar series will highlight New York State’s Office …, 2018disproportionality-disparities inclusivity-racial-equity
Mind the Gap #2: Simulation Labs for Child Welfare Education and TrainingThis webinar provides an overview of developing a Simulation Lab, an innovative technique being utilized with newly-hired children’s services social …, 2015training education-professional-development
BSW Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons LearnedThis document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were common across NCWWI’s BSW traineeship programs, which were …, 2013university-partnerships education-professional-development
Bilingual Traineeship Program: Legacies & Lessons LearnedThis 10-page document offers lessons learned from a traineeship project (implemented through the New Mexico State University’s School of Social …, 2014university-partnerships education-professional-development
Mentoring Child Welfare Staff: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThe paper summarizes the article “Initiating and Sustaining a Mentoring Program for Child Welfare Staff,” which describes an evaluation of …, 2013mentoring supervision
Simulation Labs for Child Welfare Education and Training (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that provides an overview of developing a Simulation Lab, an innovative technique being utilized …, 2018education-professional-development
Transfer of Learning: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that highlights the impact of different training methods on training transfer, including the …, 2016training education-professional-development
Mind the Gap #4: Child Welfare Training Competencies in Action: The Ohio ExperienceThis webinar shares the conceptual framework, essential components and functions of competency-based training systems; demonstrates an online survey process for …, 2019training education-professional-development
A New Frontier for Child Welfare in Rural North DakotaAs an MSW student at the University of North Dakota, Skye Albert received a NCWWI traineeship that sent her to …, 2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
CWIG Workforce Podcast Series Episode 3: Child Welfare ScholarsHear about a NCWWI university-agency partnership between the University of North Dakota Department of Social Work and the North Dakota …, 2018university-partnerships education-professional-development
Cohort Effect: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis article reports findings from an evaluation of a university-based child welfare training program focused on increasing the retention of …, 2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
Workforce Development QuickBit Module 5: Educational PreparationWorkforce Development QuickBit Module 5: Educational Preparation, 2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
Distance Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes assessment data on a workforce development strategy (Pathways Program) which provides accredited social work education, beginning with advising …, 2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
Evidence-based Practice; Schools of Social Work: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article that discusses how schools of social work can better meet the needs of …, , 2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
University-Agency Partnerships: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis is a 1-page summary of an article which provides four general strategies necessary for building and maintaining effective university-community social work …, , 2016education-professional-development university-partnerships
Educational Preparation: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes an article addressing the use of Title IV-E funding in both BSW and MSW programs and looks …, 2016university-partnerships education-professional-development
Beyond Professional Education; Trainings: Dynamic University-Agency Partnership for Transfer of Learning, Quality Improvement; Organizational EffectivenessThis webinar describes university-agency relationship-building and developing continuity among county-based child welfare systems; highlights the array of workforce development strategies …, 2013community-engagement
Collection of Teaching Resources from NCWWI Traineeship Program SyllabiThis document provides teaching resources that are part of the NCWWI Traineeship Program and are drawn from courses that focus …, 2012university-partnerships education-professional-development
Collection of NCWWI Traineeship Program SyllabiThis collection of syllabi from the NCWWI Traineeships reflect examples of new courses that focus on child welfare practice as …, 2012university-partnerships education-professional-development
Child Welfare Traineeships: 12 Comprehensive Program and Innovation SummariesThis document offers a summary of the 12 NCWWI Traineeship Programs, providing a snap-shot of the goals and initiatives of …, 2012university-partnerships education-professional-development
Traineeship Programs: Promising Approaches & StrategiesThis document provides descriptions of 12 programs selected to receive federal funds for each of five years to support professional …, 2012university-partnerships education-professional-development
Rural & Tribal Child Welfare Education: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis paper summarizes the article “Social Justice through the Education of Rural and Tribal Child Welfare Workforce,” which presents a …, 2012education-professional-development
Specialized Education & Training: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the results from a repeated measures analysis of pre- and post-training tests for newly hired workers at …, 2013education-professional-development
Twelve NCWWI Traineeship Programs: Comprehensive Summary of Legacies & Lessons LearnedThis document summarizes the commonalities across the three NCWWI Traineeship program types – MSW, BSW and Tribal1 and offers the …, 2013university-partnerships education-professional-development
Tribal Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons LearnedThis document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were common across NCWWI’s Tribal traineeship programs, which were …, 2019university-partnerships education-professional-development
MSW Traineeship Programs: Legacies & Lessons LearnedThis document provides recommendations based on successful innovations and strategies that were common across NCWWI’s MSW traineeship programs which were …, 2013university-partnerships education-professional-development