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Reaching Out Newsletters

This biannual newsletter examines current issues in child welfare practice, particularly in rural communities. It includes topic overviews, research on best practices and promising practices, profiles on local counties, articles on issues for administrators, tips for social workers and more.

Winter 2015 – Safety Organized Practice

Summer 2014 – Innovative Practice: Entry into Care

Spring 2013 – Well-Being in the Child Welfare System

Fall 2012 - AB 12/Extended Foster Care

Fall 2011 - Engaging in Safety Organized Practice

Spring/Summer 2011 - Surviving These Challenging Times

Summer 2010 - Meth Grant Special Edition

Winter 2010 – Fathers and the Child Welfare System

Spring/Summer 2009 - Concurrent Planning: Existing Challenges and New Possibilities

Fall 2008 - Visiting: New Guidelines for Child Welfare Social Workers

Spring 2008 - Children and Incarcerated Parents

Fall 2007 - Permanency, Part II: Continuing Our Focus on Current Issues

Spring 2007 - Permanency, Part 1

Fall 2006 - Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Today's Child Welfare System

Spring 2006 - Native American Communities and the Child Welfare System

Summer 2005 - What is Rural Practice, Anyway?

Brochures and Course Catalog

Course Catalog

Year of the Child Welfare Supervisor 2014-2015

Supervisory Core Program

Advanced Permanency Series

Core Training Program

SOP for Trainers & Coaches Institutes

Leadership Institute 2013

Tools for Managers' Excellence

Northern Academy Online Learning Brochure

Annual Reports

Northern California Training Academy 2013-2014 Annual Report

Northern California Training Academy 2012-2013 Annual Report

Northern California Training Academy 2011-2012 Annual Report

Northern California Training Academy 2010-2011 Annual Report

Northern California Training Academy 2009-2010 Annual Report

Northern California Training Academy 2008-2009 Annual Report

Other Reports

Associations Between Health, Workplace Support and Secondary Traumatic Stress among Child Welfare Workers

Butte County RPG (Regional Partnership for Safe and Stable Families Grant) Report

California Convening Safety Organized Practice Summary Report—November 8, 2011

Regional Report for Trainers/County Administrators: Analysis of Common Core Data, December 2012

Regional Report for Trainers/County Administrators: Analysis of Common Core Data, May 2012

Regional Report for Trainers/County Administrators: Analysis of Common Core Data, December 2011

Revising the Peer Quality Case Review Process for Child Welfare: a Research-Based Collaborative Model

Practice Guides

The Practice Improvement Group in CWS (Accompanying videos)

Motivational Interviewing in CWS (Accompanying videos)

Implementing Ages and Stages Screening Tools

Mental Health Screening and Assessment Tools for Children: A Literature Review

Participatory Case Planning in Child Welfare Services: A Resource Guide