Continuous Quality Improvement in Child Welfare Services
Our newest Communities of Practice website includes resources, videos and accompanying workbooks related to implementing CQI in CWS.

Communities of Practice
Visit our COP page to access sites related to Coaching, CQI, Katie A., Child Welfare Leadership and SOP.

New Federal Outcome Measures Overview
Click here to view the recorded webinar.

Approved Relative Caregiver Funding Option Program
Click here to view the recorded webinar covering this new funding program.

Special Issues in Kinship Care: A Webinar Series
Available in our webinars section, this series covers seven distinct topics related to kinship care.

Reaching Out Winter 2015
Our new issue of Reaching Out provides a comprehensive review of Safety Organized Practice, including strategies, skills, implementation efforts and perspectives from counties and child welfare professionals who have championed SOP.

Nominate Child Welfare Supervisor of the Year 2015
Nomination forms can be downloaded here.

Academy Course Catalog: January-June 2015
Check out the new catalog of offerings from the Academy!

Year of the Child Welfare Supervisor: 2014-2015
Our newest brochure provides a look at the training and coaching opportunities offered to support supervisors throughout 2014-2015.

CQI Learning Collaborative
Taking place Feb. 25-26 in Davis, this learning collaborative will focus on structural and functional capacities required to sustain continuous quality improvement in child welfare.

Implementing Coaching in Child Welfare Practice
Watch the latest video from the Academy about the benefits of using coaching as an effective, hands-on learning model in child welfare practice.

Social Media Management for Child Welfare Leaders
This recorded webinar provides child welfare leaders with information on how to best use social media in practice, as well as guide staff in their use of this powerful emerging tool. Log in to the webinar here.

Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) in Child Welfare
The Northern Academy has added a new self-guided training module on Secondary Traumatic Stress in Child Welfare. To view this and other self-guided offerings, click here.



















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Reaching Out Newsletters
This engaging and information-packed publication examines current issues in child welfare practice, with a particular focus on the needs of rural counties.

The Coaching Toolkit for Child Welfare Practice
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