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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 Evidence-based Practice Implementation Model: NCWWI 1-page Summary (423 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the article “Advancing a Conceptual Model of Evidence-Based Practice Impl…

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pdf Permanency Planning Today: Evidence-based Practice (145 downloads) Popular

This issue of Permanency Planning Today provides basic foundational information on evidence-based…

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pdf Supportive Supervision: NCWWI 1-page Summary (456 downloads) Popular

This is a 1-page summary of an article that describes the collaborativ…

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pdf What is Trauma-Informed Care? (104 downloads) Popular

This document provides general information about Trauma informed Care (TIC) and guiding considera…

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pdf Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Addressing the Mental Health of Sexually Abused Children (100 downloads) Popular

This issue brief explores research and practice on trauma focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (T…

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pdf Working with Kinship Caregivers (78 downloads) Open
pdf Meaningful Family Involvement: NCWWI 1-page Summary (396 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes the article “New Roles for Families in Child Welfare” which examines…

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pdf Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Staff: A Practice Brief (162 downloads) Popular

This paper addresses occupational stress experienced by staff responsible for investigating alleg…

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pdf Secondary Trauma and the Child Welfare Workforce - CW360 (103 downloads) Popular

This edition of CW360° focuses on the unique challenges faced by child welfare professionals, un…

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pdf Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Workers who Experience a Maltreatment Fatality on Their Caseload (106 downloads) Popular

This document presents findings from the study Child Maltreatment Fatalities: Perceptions and Exp…

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pdf In Pursuit of Better Outcomes - Putting CQI in North Carolina's Child Welfare Toolbox (113 downloads) Popular

This issue of Training Matters provides an overview of the state’s system of CQI, REAP (Reachin…

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pdf New Jersey Fellows: Building Capacity in "Managing by Data" to Improve Leadership, Frontline Practice & Case Outcomes (1-page Summary) (394 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that showcases an innovative program to build capacity i…

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pdf Workforce Development in Child Welfare: Summary of Research, State Initatives and Other Innovations (116 downloads) Popular

This report provides information on workforce development initiatives in child welfare and in oth…

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pdf Findings, Practice and Policy Implications from LONGSCAN: the 20-year Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect (124 downloads) Popular

This document provides an introduction to LONGSCAN, a project which was funded in part by the Chi…

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pdf Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Professionals (140 downloads) Popular

This document outlines options for assessment, prevention, and interventions relevant to secondar…

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pdf What is an Inclusive Culture? (139 downloads) Popular

This brief reviews three elements of an inclusive culture – universal design, or the creation o…

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pdf Secondary Traumatic Stress: NCWWI 1-page Summary (612 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes the literature on Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) in the child welfare wor…

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pdf Gaining Buy-In from the Front Line During Times of Change (119 downloads) Popular

This brief examines the critical role of frontline staff in implementing change, outlines key ste…

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pdf Building and Sustaining Child Welfare Partnerships (162 downloads) Popular

This action brief summarizes systems of care evaluation findings related to collaboration and dra…

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pdf Parent Organizing as a Strategy for Sustainable Policy Change (121 downloads) Popular

This report discusses parent organizing as a strategy for sustainable policy change and recommend…

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