National Child Welfare Workforce Institute - Learning, Leading Changing
 National eUpdate 
     Timely, Targeted News & Information from NCWWI  |  May 2017 |  Issue 21
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! 

Our two newest stories:
NCWWI Online Learning Products
Access engaging, interactive online learning that builds skills in leadership, workforce development, and change implementation. These tools are available to anyone and can be used by managers (coaching & team meetings), training departments (pre-work, transfer strategies, optional courses, and staff newsletters), faculty and implementation teams (to provide foundational information).

This special collection can now be sorted by topical area! For more information, view the recording of  our 45-minute webinar, Exploring Online Learning Opportunities

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 every quarter.  Here is what's new:

NCWWI Staff Updates


After years of extraordinary stability, NCWWI has recently experienced a number of staff changes. We are excited to share with you two significant updates: 

(1) Letter from Sharon Kollar and Carole Wilcox on the change in LINKD Leadership

(2) Updated NCWWI Staff Roles and Photos 

P lease join us in welcoming our new colleagues!

Look for more resources and information coming your way throughout the year. We look forward to continuing to support your workforce development efforts!


If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Kollar (


Warmly, as always,


Your NCWWI Team

Applying our Leadership Tool Kit

Join us on May 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT for the third session in our Tools of the Trade webinar series. This session will provide an overview of the Learning and Living Leadership Tool Kit and explore how you can apply this tool kit in your work.

Racial Equity
December 2016

MyNCWWI Resources
March 2017

Peer Mentoring
April 2017

Online Learning Resources
April 2017

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