National Child Welfare Workforce Institute - Learning, Leading Changing
 National eUpdate 
     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:
    1. Performance Management in Child Welfare
    2. Think Politically
    3. Your Guide to Holding Steady
    4. Stages of Implementation
    5. 7 Behaviors of Adaptive Leadership
    6. Creating a Supportive Community Context
    7. Creating a Learning Culture
    8. Creating a Supportive Culture
    9. Selecting the Best
    10. Dealing with the Effects of Secondary Trauma
    11. Educational Preparation
    12. Attracting the Best
    13. Giving Work Back
    14. Understanding Job Requirements
    15. Workforce Development Framework
    16. Cultural Openness
    17. Cultural Identity and Situational Factors
    18. Workforce Development Foundations
    19. Why People Stay and Why They Leave
    20. Regulating Distress
    21. Orchestrating Conflict
    22. Get on the Balcony
    23. Leading Change with Vision
    24. Adaptive Leadership
    25. Change and the Roles People Play
WORKFORCE TOOLKIT & WEBINAR

Following the development of our  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.

To explore the online Tool Kit, please visit

To download the PDF version:

To access a recording of our web-based orientation to the Tool Kit:
NEW REFERENCE & RESOURCE LISTS

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:
 
REAL STORIES . . . REAL IMPACT

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: 
 

Look for more resources and information coming your way throughout the year. 


 

If you have any questions, please contact smunson@ssw.rutgers.edu


 

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.


                                      
RECENT  EVENT
RECORDINGS
Prioritizing Supervision
The 8th session in our series was held in October 2016.  You can access the webinar recording at
 and the learning exchange recording at 
 
Racial Equity
The 9th session in our series was held in December 2016. You can access the webinar recording at http://bit.ly/2h470eX and the learning exchange recording at 

                                      
REGISTER NOW:
National Conference on Coaching in Health and Human Services
Coaching to Improved Outcomes
UC Davis Conference Center
April 25-26, 2017
 
For more information, please visit the conference

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NATIONAL TITLE IV-E ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE
Examining Efficiency and Increasing Access Across Systems through Collaboration 
Arizona State University, Center for Child Well-Being
Phoenix, AZ
May 23-25, 2017

For more information, please visit the conference

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CONGRATULATIONS
NCWWI Traineeships: A  National Cros s-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. 
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