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NCWWI develops and hosts workforce development resources for child welfare practitioners, supervisors, managers, leaders, students, faculty, researchers, policymakers and other professionals. Our resources have been organized into 15 different topical categories and subcategories, which can be accessed by clicking on the links below. If you prefer to search our resources by keyword or type, or to search within a particular topical category, simply use the search function below.
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pdf Moral Distress: NCWWI 1-page Summary (185 downloads) Popular

This summary describes the findings of a study that examined moral distress experiences among 1,8…

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pdf University Partnership Transition to Work Strategies (601 downloads) Popular

This document lists strategies to support transition to work and the long-term retention of train…

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pdf Preventing Early Departures Among the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page Summary (3034 downloads) Popular

Early caseworker departures can have far-reaching consequences for agencies, leaving families fee…

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pdf Effective Training for Trauma Informed Care: NCWWI 1-page Summary (2784 downloads) Popular

This study explores how the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, in partnership with Va…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Education and Professional Development (73 downloads)

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the November 17, 202…

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pdf Critical Workforce Needs 2020 (2662 downloads) Popular

This document provides an overview of cricital workforce needs across both public and tribal chil…

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pdf Child Welfare CAN Address Burnout (202 downloads) Popular

This infographic presents data on who experiences burnout, what predicts it, and how child welfar…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Culture Climate, Work Conditions and Benefits (141 downloads) Popular

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the October 20, 2020…

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pdf Peer Support and Workforce Retention: NCWWI 1-page Summary (2173 downloads) Popular

This article explores how different types of peer support are associated with staff retention. Th…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Practice Supports (161 downloads) Popular

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the September 22, 20…

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pdf 2020 Child Welfare Recognition Event "I am..." Participant Responses (298 downloads) Popular

This document lists participant responses to an activity that asked them to complete the sentence…

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pdf What Child Welfare Workers Need in a Pandemic (1951 downloads) Popular

This infographic summarizes a Workforce Needs Assessment conducted with four public child welfare…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (1756 downloads) Popular

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the August 18, 2020,…

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pdf Innovations Exchange Participant Summary on Leadership and Supervision (883 downloads) Popular

This document contains the feedback and recommendations from participants of the July 21, 2020, N…

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pdf What You Can Do Infographic (2180 downloads) Popular

All of us must work together to build and sustain a climate where child welfare professionals can…

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pdf Virtual Social Work Trainer Overview with Learning Suggestions (197 downloads) Popular

This document provides an overview of the University of Utah's Virtual Social Work Trainer, inclu…

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pdf Implications of Mindfulness-Informed Interventions for Trauma-Focused Practice: NCWWI 1-page Summary (83 downloads)

This document summarizes a study of mindfulness training sessions for parents which showed how in…

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pdf Moderating Abusive Supervision: NCWWI 1-page Summary (74 downloads)

This document summarizes a study that explored factors related to teaming to see if they buffered…

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document Caring for the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog Summary (1296 downloads) Popular

Participant ideas and resources from the NCWWI Supporting the Virtual Workforce webinars Virtual …

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pdf Developing the Workforce: Webinar Chatlog Summary (939 downloads) Popular

Participant ideas and resources from the NCWWI webinars Supporting the Virtual Workforce: Convert…

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