OUR STRENGTHENED VISION
Innovative organizational leadership, high performing staff, and diverse partners prepared and committed to pursue excellence and sustainable systems change in service of optimal outcomes for children, youth and families.
OUR ENHANCED PURPOSE
To increase child welfare practice effectiveness through diverse partnerships that focus on workforce systems development, organizational interventions, and change leadership, using data-driven capacity building, education, and professional development.
OUR DYNAMIC GOALS & ACTIVITIES
Build evidence of best practices in workforce development.
Provide leadership development to child welfare agency staff (supervisors, middle managers and directors) and schools of social work deans, directors and chairs.
Support organizational interventions to improve agency culture, climate and staff retention.
Implement university-agency partnerships to build the capacity of the child welfare workforce.
Model and promote the principles and behaviors of a learning organization.
Advance knowledge through dissemination and evaluation.
OUR COMMITTED PARTNERS
NCWWI is now comprised of six institutional partners with a long history of collaboration and dedication to workforce and leadership development:
- University at Albany/SUNY
- University of Maryland
- University of Denver
- Michigan State University
- Portland State University
- University of Southern Maine