Resource Library

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 Child Welfare Social Worker Recruitment and Retention: Influential Factors and Promising Practices - Review of the Research (203 downloads) Popular

This paper summarizes numerous studies and literature from across the nation on the various facto…

pdf Supervision Meta-analysis: NCWWI 1-page Summary (473 downloads) Popular

This resource provides a meta-analysis of research articles regarding the impact of supervision o…

pdf Supervision: The Key to Strengthening Practice in Child Welfare (171 downloads) Popular

This issue of Practice Notes addresses the wide-ranging tasks of super…

default Child Welfare Practice & Data: Making the Connection (193 downloads) Popular

This issue of Practice Notes explores how using data can enhance child welfare practice.

pdf Evidence-Based Programs to Prevent Children From Entering & Remaining in the Child Welfare System: Benefits & Costs for Washington (191 downloads) Popular

This report estimates the monetary value of benefits Washington State would accrue if it implemen…

pdf The Sanctuary Model of Trauma Informed Organizational Change (150 downloads) Popular Open
pdf Exploring Diversity - Race and Culture in the Inclusive Workplace (175 downloads) Popular

This paper focuses on strategies for creating an inclusive work environment for any segment of th…

pdf Toward a High Quality Child Welfare Workforce: Six Doable Steps (153 downloads) Popular

This paper describes a number of promising practices used across the country to improve the worki…

pdf Effective Succession Strategies (158 downloads) Popular

vThis document describes common characteristics of effective succession planning efforts and stra…

pdf Succession Planning Process (154 downloads) Popular

This document details the six-step process for effective succession planning and several factors …

pdf Race Matters: Unequal Opportunity within the Child Welfare System (163 downloads) Popular

This brief explains why equal opportunity is important in the U.S. child welfare system, shows th…

pdf Assessing Organizational Racism (210 downloads) Popular

This organizational assessment offers a sampling of questions designed to help predominately whit…

pdf Everything You Wanted to Know About Logic Models but Were Afraid to Ask (148 downloads) Popular

This paper provides a basic overview of logic models - what they are, their benefits and suggesti…

pdf White Privilege Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh (198 downloads) Popular

This document lists personal examples of unearned advantage and encourages individuals to reflect…