• Welcome to Introduction to Leadership and Workforce Development
    This course is a series of three modules that together provide research-based foundational knowledge, language, frameworks, and approaches to strengthen leadership effectiveness in child welfare. The first module, Leadership Foundations, describes NCWWI’s Leadership Competency Framework and explores different leadership styles that can help leaders navigate the complexity of child welfare. The second and third modules provide an orientation to NCWWI's Workforce Development Framework which gives leaders promising and evidence-supported approaches for building the capacity of their child welfare workforce. Workforce Development Framework Part 1 presents an framework for implementing workforce development systems change, and Part 2 focuses on the components of a healthy workforce. This course is open to anyone. It is part of a pre-requisite curriculum for individuals and teams engaged with NCWWI Workforce Excellence Sites and by all NCWWI Leadership Academy participants. BEFORE starting the course, we highly recommend logging in to your MyNCWWI account. This will allow you to keep track of the online learning you've completed and will bookmark where you left off in any course. If you don't have an account, it's easy and free to sign up: https://bit.ly/MyNCWWI.
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  • Leadership Foundations

    This leadership module first explores different leadership styles, including strengths-based, adaptive, transformational, and daring leadership.  These leadership styles have in common certain behaviors that help leaders navigate the complexity of child welfare. The final section of this module describes NCWWI’s research-based leadership framework, which supports the development of child welfare leaders regardless of their leadership styles.

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  • Workforce Development Framework, Part 1 - The Process of Implementation

    This module provides an orientation to the re-designed NCWWI Workforce Development Framework with a focus on the process of implementation. It will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

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  • Workforce Development Framework, Part 2 - The Components

    This module provides an orientation to the re-designed NCWWI Workforce Development Framework with a focus on the process of implementation. It will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

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