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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 Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Supporting Self-Care at the System Level (38 downloads)

This document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series e…

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default The Indian Child Welfare Act: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals (47 downloads)

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978 is one of the key components to protecting the rights…

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pdf Social Work Degrees Are Leading the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page Summary (536 downloads) Popular

This 1-pager provides a summary of the research on how individuals with social work degrees perfo…

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pdf Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Understanding Moral Distress (279 downloads) Popular

This document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series e…

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pdf Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Leveraging Key Partnerships (786 downloads) Popular

This document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series e…

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pdf Intersectionality in Child Welfare Infographic (2478 downloads) Popular

This infographic describes intersectionality in child welfare, why racial equity is not enough, a…

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pdf Racism as Trauma: NCWWI 1-page Summary (1677 downloads) Popular

This document examines results from a study exploring the experiences of 13 Indigenous child prot…

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pdf Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Operational workforce supports (2201 downloads) Popular

This document lists the key takeaways identified by participants in the NCWWI Discussion Series e…

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pdf Supporting Transition to Work as a Child Welfare Retention Strategy (2688 downloads) Popular

This infographic describes how to support graduates' transition to work as a child welfare retent…

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default Introducing the Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment (COHA) (8 downloads)

This one minute video introduces the COHA to Workforce Excellence Sites. It also serves as an exa…

default Introducing the Tribal Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment (TCOHA) (4 downloads)

This short video introduces the TCOHA to Tribal Workforce Excellence Sites. It also serves as an …

pdf Preparing the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page Summary (3233 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a ten-year retrospective study of a child welfare stipend program involv…

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pdf Advancing Inclusivity by Caucusing: NCWWI 1-page Summary (1060 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes experiences successfully implementing racial identity-based caucusing in…

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pdf Moral Distress: NCWWI 1-page Summary (6374 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 (1026 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf What has been New York’s experience with casework teaming? (44 downloads)

For more than a decade, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OFCS) has impl…

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pdf How have counties in New York approached implementation of casework teaming? (40 downloads)

In this brief, New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) caseworker staff, as …

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pdf How can child welfare leaders and providers reimagine support for children and families? (38 downloads)

Child welfare systems across the country are looking for opportunities to move upstream and offer…

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pdf How can child welfare leaders and providers reimagine support for children and families? (53 downloads)

Child welfare systems across the country are looking for opportunities to move upstream and offer…

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pdf How did the blind removal process in Nassau County, N.Y., reduce disparity among children entering care? (33 downloads)

This brief describes how Nassau County, NY reduced disparity among children entering foster care …

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