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Learning, Negotiating and Surviving in Child Welfare: Social capitalization among recently hired workers

Findings highlight that, although nearly all child welfare workers interviewed recognized the importance of instrumental and expressive support, many workers did not capitalize on support. Policy can promote supportive atmospheres through providing child welfare agencies with the ability and time to foster recently hired workers’ skills.

Author(s): 
Melissa Radey, Lisa Schelbe, Carmella L. Spinelli
Year of Publication: 
2017
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Resource Type: 
Journal article - abstract only
Language: 
English