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Recruitment and Selection — Screening and Selection

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TitleContentCategoriesTypeYear
Umbrella Summary: Work Sample TestsA summary of workforce research evidence on work sample tests relevant to the child welfare field.2020
Umbrella Summary: Emotional Intelligence TestsA summary of workforce research evidence on emotional intelligence tests relevant to the child welfare field.2020
Umbrella Summary: Integrity TestsA summary of workforce research evidence on integrity tests relevant to the child welfare field.2020
Umbrella Summary: Job Knowledge TestsA summary of workforce research evidence on job knowledge tests as relevant to the child welfare field.2020
Umbrella Summary: Realistic Job PreviewsA summary of workforce research evidence on realistic job previews relevant to the child welfare field.2020
Umbrella Summary: Training and Experience EvaluationsA summary of workforce research evidence on training and experience evaluations relevant to the child welfare field.2020
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Realistic Job PreviewsThis webpage features Realistic Job Preview videos from different states, along with supplemental materials and resources, which demonstrate the development, …2019
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, …, , 2014
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 …, , 2015
Child Welfare Caseworker Competency Based Screening & Selection Training CurriculumThis skills-based curriculum is designed to support supervisors in the process of screening and selecting new caseworkers.2005
Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention, An Evidence-Based Training Model – Selection ToolkitThis Selection Toolkit provides resources for screening, interviewing and hiring applicants for worker positions in public child welfare agencies; contains …2009
Internal Reliability of the OCFS Competency-Based Interview for Hiring Child Welfare CaseworkersThis paper examines the reliability of the revised standardized screening process. Staff at the Child Welfare Training Institute became involved …2008
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 …, 2014
Screening & Selection of Child Welfare StaffThis paper summarizes best practice approaches to screening and selection and provides examples of some innovative approaches.2008
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 …, 2013
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 …, 2016
CFPM Recruitment and Selection Best Practices (w/Tip Sheets)This guide provides best practices for recruitment and selection of staff who will deliver the Child and Family Practice Model …, 2019