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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 Supporting Transition to Work as a Child Welfare Retention Strategy (126 downloads) New 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) (1 download)

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) (1 download)

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 (746 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 (763 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Moral Distress: NCWWI 1-page Summary (3016 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 (835 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 (3940 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 (3082 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 (183 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Critical Workforce Needs 2020 (3056 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 (255 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 (268 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 (2352 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 (286 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 (378 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 (2559 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 (1992 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 (1044 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 (2871 downloads) Popular

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

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