NCWWI's Dissemination activities create a unique niche in national, state and local efforts to strengthen the child welfare workforce by effectively identifying, managing, synthesizing and broadly disseminating critical knowledge and information regarding best and promising workforce and leadership policies and practices.
In order to promote the effective transfer of this knowledge and information to the field, the NCWWI is implementing a multi-faceted dissemination and marketing strategy which incorporates feedback from national experts, advisors and stakeholders, builds on and improves existing methods of dissemination, and creates and refines new ones.
- Collaboration with all project teams to identify information and knowledge of use to the field, and the development of products to showcase these findings
- Preparation of reports, summaries, guides, manuals, tools, articles, newsletters, e-updates and other publications on a variety of different workforce and leadership topics for a variety of different audiences
- Preparation of targeted resource lists to support the Change Initiatives of participants in the NCWWI Leadership Academies
- Development of resource lists in 16 different workforce and leadership topical areas
- Creation of an online resource library populated with accessible workforce- and leadership- specific products
- Regular presentations at national, state and local professional child welfare conferences, meetings, teleconferences and webinars
- Consistent and targeted communication with the field, including direct and mass e-mail, teleconferences, webinars, website updates and more, regarding best and promising approaches to strengthening the child welfare workforce
- Coordination of a national workforce conference at the end of the grant