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Para Professionals in the Social Service Workforce: Guiding Principles, Functions and Competencies - 1st edition

This document from 2015 represents the initial work of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Interest Group on Para Professionals in the Social Service Workforce (IGPP).

Supporting Child Welfare Traineeship Students through an Online Peer Network

This paper reviews the creation and implementation of an online peer network for social work traineeship student pursuing or continuing careers in child welfare. The paper includes a literature review of best principles and practices for facilitating an online community.

Protocol for a Systematic Review: Child Protection Training for Professionals to Improve Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect

This review focuses on child protection training that takes place during continuing professional education in order to improve reporting of child abuse and neglect.

2nd Annual Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium Summary

The 2nd Annual Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium was held on June 10, 2015. A total of 365 people from 20 countries participated by joining the event. The Symposium provided a forum for experts from around the world to discuss efforts to strengthen the social service workforce and...

Teaming in Child Welfare: A Guidebook

Teaming is an innovative approach to casework practice. Implementing Teaming is one way that child welfare agencies can support the effectiveness and morale of their caseworkers and line supervisors. Developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective casework team takes work.

Guide to Build Capacity for Child Welfare Using the CQI Process

This paper is a starting point for collaboration with the Children’s Bureau to ensure that states receive the support they need to develop rigorous, sustainable National Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) systems. The recommendations summarize what state and local agencies will need to build CQI...

Leadership Development Online: Design and Implementation of a Program for Child Welfare Supervisors

Many human service agencies are turning to online learning as a cost effective and efficient way to deliver training. As part of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI), the LAS draws on a leadership competency model, best practices in adult education and online learning designed...

Social Work Education in England 2009 - 2014

This report reviews trends and numbers of students enrolling in social work higher education courses in England between the academic years 2009-10 and 2012-13. The report also includes those graduating students who secure employment in the field.

Recruitment and Retention of Social Work Faculty - A Multi-country Review

This report is a multi-country review consolidates main challenges and effective strategies related to faculty recruitment and retention around the world. In many countries, it can be difficult to recruit social work faculty who possess masters or doctoral degrees because of the shortage of...

Uganda Child Protection National Training Curriculum

This document provides an overview of the National Child Protection Curriculum developed in Uganda.