Timely, Targeted News & Information from NCWWI | Winter 2017 | Issue 20
TRAINING & COACHING ON THE GO:
NCWWI QuickBits & Microlearnings
NCWWI has developed 25 "quick-bits" and microlearnings on the most salient, relevant and popular elements of our leadership and workforce development curricula. Use in team meetings, share with colleagues, or simply explore at your desk or on the go to strengthen and support your own efforts:
we recognized the need for a companion product to assist teams in an agency setting undertake workforce development. Our new Tool Kit offers a comprehensive and integrated approach for creating a workforce development roadmap and action plan for your agency.
Each month, we scan and collect new workforce development resources and add them to our online collection at MyNCWWI. We also update our reference lists of peer-reviewed journal articles. Here are the newly added resources this past quarter:
We know the critical role that the child welfare workforce plays in the lives of vulnerable children, youth and families, and that child welfare workforce development efforts matter.
Those on the front lines of these kind of change efforts have inspiring stories to tell, so we've created the Real Stories project to share them with the field!
Through our new series featuring stories in a variety of formats such a video, podcast or short summary, you'll hear firsthand accounts of the impact of workforce development across the country. Check out our first collection:
We look forward to continuing to support your change efforts!
Warmly, as always,
Your NCWWI Team
TOOLS OF THE TRADE 4-PART WEBINAR SERIES
From March through June, 2017, NCWWI will host 4 short, informational yet interactive webinars to help you explore specific NCWWI resources and efficiently locate just the right items to help you make positive team or agency change.
NCWWI Traineeships: A National Cross-Site Evaluation of Child Welfare Stipend Programs for Ethnically Diverse Students, which appeared in Volume 51, Supplement 2, of the Journal of Social Work Education, has been chosen as the JSWE Best Mixed Methods Article of Volume 51. Our authors were honored at
the Council on Social Work Education 2016 Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.