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 How Case Severity and Workplace Resources Impact Worker Retention (3990 downloads) Popular

This document summarizes a study that used survey and administrative data from 485 Oregon Departm…

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pdf Preventing Early Departures Among the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page Summary (9131 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Recruitment and Retention of Child Welfare Workers in Longitudinal Research (488 downloads) Popular

A longitudinal panel study that recruits workers at hire and follows them over time provides an o…

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pdf Satisfactions and Stressors Experienced by Recently-hired Frontline Child Welfare Workers (487 downloads) Popular

Many child welfare workers choose their positions due to their interest and commitment in protect…

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pdf Minnesota Child Welfare Workforce Stabilization Study: Child Protection Summary Report (242 downloads) Popular

This summary specifically focuses on the child protection workforce to better understand the stat…

pdf Staff Retention in Child and Family Services Workbook 1: The Role of Leaders in Staff Retention (340 downloads) Popular

The manual is a tool to enhance capacity for more effective child welfare recruitment, selection,…

pdf Staff Retention in Child and Family Services Workbook 6: Recruiting and Selecting the Right Staff in Child and Family Services (303 downloads) Popular

This workbook in the series provides information on promising practices and tools for recruiting …

pdf SMARRT Manual: Strategies Matrix Approach to Recruitment & Retention Techniques (351 downloads) Popular

This manual is designed to enhance capacity for more effective child welfare recruitment, selecti…