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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., , , , , , , , , , , , , 2022
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 …, , , , , , , , , , , , 2022
Learning & Living Leadership Tool KitThis tool kit is your opportunity to develop and practice your leadership skills so that you can positively impact children, …, , , , 2022
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, …, 2021
Virtual Training IcebreakersThis document lists 10 icebreakers that can be used during virutal training., 2020
Virtual Social Work Trainer Overview with Learning SuggestionsThis document provides an overview of the University of Utah’s Virtual Social Work Trainer, including information on how to use …2020
Child Welfare Case Studies and CompetenciesThe Alabama Higher Education Consortium on Child Welfare hopes these cases will be used to enhance both social work education/training …2020
Innovative Approaches to Disseminating Training on the Protective FactorsThis webinar is about innovative ways Strengthening Families training is being provided around the country, including discussion on online training …2019
CapLEARNHosted by the Capacity Building Center for States, CapLEARN provides access to training, knowledge, and skills to build child welfare …2020
Expanding North Carolina’s Child Welfare Training CapacityThis newsletter-style publication discusses how to expand North Carolina’s training capacity through training partnerships, program improvement plans, and effective learning …2017
Assessing Your Training SystemThis tool consists of a 34-question assessment that can be used to assess the effectiveness of approaches intended to build …2018
Oregon Child Welfare Core: Activity GuideThis guide provides task, assignments and learning objectives for each Oregon Child Welfare Core Training program area: Child Abuse and …2018
Common Core Curricula in CaliforniaThe California Common Core Curricula is publicly available as a resource to the child welfare field and provides information on …2017
Child Welfare Training from the Individual Worker Perspective (California)This brief presents information gather from individual workers to examine their viewpoints in order to identify training needs, barriers to …2012
Alameda County Social Services Agency’s Child Welfare: On the Job Training Manual for Supervisors of New EmployeesThis guide offers supervisors a way to complement day-to-day supervision and contains (1) suggested guideline for practice assessment process; (2) …2009
Maximizing Return on Your Training Investment: A Reference Guide for ManagersThis guide outlines the four primary components of a comprehensive system: design, delivery, transfer, and evaluation, and, for each component, …2004
A New Key to Success: Guidelines for Effective Staff Development and Training ProgramsThis document is designed to provide basic information about the essential components for effective staff development and training. Such areas …2010
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; …2012
Competencies for TrainersThis document provides a generic list of competencies and skills for trainers. Core Competencies include: Competency-Based Inservice Training; Adult Learning; …2002
Building Effective Training Systems for Child Welfare AgenciesThis document provides an analytic framework for child welfare agencies or Tribal leadership teams to build a shared understanding of …2008
National Staff Development and Training AssociationThis website provides resources on organizational development, staff development, and training and a network of membership sharing ideas to build …2019
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Learning CenterThis webpage contains Children’s Bureau’s knowledge-building resources, including interactive training on the importance of family visits and best practice strategies …2019
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 …, 2015
A National Review of Child Welfare Pre-Service Curriculum Development Methods and Training MaterialsThis national child welfare training curriculum review informs the development of Florida’s pre-service training for child welfare professionals throughout the …2013
Boundaries and Professional ConductThis training video identifies the role boundaries play in the work of child welfare; identifies appropriate boundaries; and provides scenarios …2012
Trainer Competencies (Ohio)This document is Ohio’s comprehensive listing of all the knowledge and skills required for child welfare staff to do their …2015
Simulation in Child Welfare Training: Moving Beyond Role PlayThis guide provides an overview of simulation training for child welfare workers including the costs and benefits, considerations for trainer, …2017
Training, Development, and Human Resources ToolkitThis toolkit addresses key issues and processes involved in building a system of care training and development program into the …2010
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 …2013
Critical Thinking: The Trainer’s RoleThis training course explores the concept of critical thinking as a process and examine the steps involved, explore why critical …2013
Tips and Techniques for Engaging ParticipantsThis training course explores techniques and approaches to tailor training to both participants’ needs as well as the facilitator’s training …2012
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 …, 2016
10 Secrets to Amazing CurriculumThe document provides ten tips for preparing and delivering effective trainings. 2015
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 …, 2019
ICWA: Working with Native American Families and Tribes – Trainer GuideThis trainer guide reviews the ICWA law and requirements (Spirit of the Law) and the historic context. Keywords: Native American, …2018