Knowledge Assessment and Management
The Knowledge Assessment and Management (KAM) component derives from existing resources best and promising practices regarding leadership and workforce development, with a focus on both shared and role-specific competencies for leaders, middle managers, and supervisors. This KAM process is a systematic, iterative approach to finding, understanding, using and managing knowledge to achieve NCWWI objectives.
More specifically, the KAM process will
- Develop an integrated assessment process
- Collect and assess existing resources for technical quality, including whether they are competency-driven, evidence-based, current and applicable
- Identify gaps in best practices and existing resources
- Ensure that training curricula are based on adult learning principles, address transfer of learning and prepare trainees for future learning by including protocols and strategies for trainees to share their competencies with others
- Manage the organization and accessibility of these materials through the Child Welfare Information Gateway