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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 Everyday Workplace Discrimination: NCWWI 1-page Summary (1318 downloads) Popular

Utilizing the Psychological Stressor-Strain theory, this study assessed the associations between …

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pdf How Case Severity and Workplace Resources Impact Worker Retention (1112 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Child Welfare Systems Change: NCWWI Advisory Board Recommendations (5912 downloads) Popular

The NCWWI Advisory Board was charged to “reimagine” the child welfare system by focusing on p…

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pdf Defining Active Efforts in the Indian Child Welfare Act: NCWWI 1-page Summary (2254 downloads) Popular

This 1-pager defines and explains active efforts according to the 2016 Bureau of Indian Affairs (…

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pdf Empowering the Child Welfare Workforce and its Emerging Leaders (421 downloads) Popular

On September 28, 2021. a panel hosted by NCWWI and CWLA presented helpful steps that emerging lea…

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pdf A Checklist for Emerging Leaders (998 downloads) Popular

This document provides tips and resources to promote the development of emerging leaders' critica…

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pdf Key Takeaways from Building a Resilient Workforce to Address Trauma and Enhance Well-being: Connecting to Cultural Ways (805 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf A Holistic Framework for Child Welfare Worker Well Being (5468 downloads) Popular

This document describes a holistic child welfare worker well-being framework, identifies the thre…

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pdf Trauma Informed Yoga & Mindfulness (3633 downloads) Popular

This infographic shows how to use mindfulness to improve our relationships, daily interactions, a…

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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 (943 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf Social Work Degrees Are Leading the Child Welfare Workforce: NCWWI 1-page Summary (3463 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 (1267 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 (1406 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 (6214 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 (2122 downloads) Popular

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

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pdf NCWWI Reference List: Supervision (370 downloads) Popular

This reference list includes peer-reviewed journal articles addressi…

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pdf NCWWI Reference List: Recruitment and Selection (332 downloads) Popular

This is a compilation of peer-reviewed journal articles addressing Recruitment and Selection.

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pdf NCWWI Reference List: Community Engagement (142 downloads) Popular

This is a list of peer reviewed journal articles that address Community Engagement.

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pdf NCWWI Reference List: Education & Professional Development (130 downloads) Popular

This is a list of peer reviewed journal articles on education and professional development.

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pdf NCWWI Reference List: Inclusivity & Racial Equity (127 downloads) Popular

This is a list of peer reviewed journal articles on inclusivity and racial equity.

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