Workforce Development Learning Collaborative (pre-webinar)

We will be offering a Webinar highlighting the current Federally funded 5-year Quality Improvement Center on Workforce Development (QICWD) which is studying the impact of workforce interventions on staff retention and child outcomes with child welfare practitioners across 8 sites across the nation.  The webinar will be from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm PST.

The webinar will be followed by a 1-day convening held on March 3, 2020 that will support county sharing, provide implementation strategies, as well as organizational assessments for identifying strategies that might work in the Northern California regional counties.  

To enroll in the convening, please click on the link below:


a. Telecommuting work (structured approach with specific strategies)

b. Technology Innovations

c. Resilience Alliance + Restoring Resilience Response to lower secondary traumatic stress

d. Supportive Supervision

e. Onboarding

f. Employee Selection System (Testing efficacy of a selection test, as well as interview protocol including in-basket tasks)

g. Job Redesign

h. ARC (Glisson's model of changing organizational culture and climate)- trying to understand the impact of each component of the model

i. Sub-studies across all sites:

  • impact of education and Title IV-E education on turnover and outcomes
  • impact of turnover on practice and on outcomes
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