|Title (Click for details)
|Implementing change at the local level: Strategies for success
||This issue explores steps agencies can take to engage the local level in change, highlighting State and local experiences.
||Chart of e-resources
||Reference List/Annotated Bibliography
|Maryland child welfare workforce recruitment, selection and retention study
||This report identifies the characteristics of the existing Maryland child welfare workforce; compares the salaries of Maryland child welfare personnel (caseworkers, supervisors, administrators) with comparable personnel in other states and with other state government employees; establishes the rate of caseworker turnover (overall and by agency/region) for a specified time period; and identifies the organizational, personal, and other factors contributing to retention or turnover.
|Preparing facilitators for retention-focused design teams: Participant handbook.
||This two-day preparation program is structured for Facilitators who orchestrate the work of special teams called Design Teams (DTs), which develop new rules, roles, relationships, policies, practices and other improvements to reduce and prevent turnover and improve desirable retention.
|Strengthening child welfare supervision
||This issue provides information and resources to help agencies strengthen and support the critical role child welfare supervisors play in organizational improvement, including the key steps agencies need to take to support supervisors.
|Team facilitator seminar: Participant handbook
||This handbook provides team facilitation training participants with materials on forming and facilitating teams, helping teams plan and act systematically, initiating, inducting and integrating new team members, and changing role and responsibilities, as well as two additional toolkits.