• June 2019
  • Vol. 20, No. 5

Child Welfare Research

We highlight a study on field training experiences for newly hired child welfare workers as well as an evaluation of a trauma-informed self-care measure for child welfare professionals.

  • Study Shows Importance of Practical Field Training, Mentorship for Newly Hired Workers
    A new study of the field training experiences for newly hired child welfare workers points to the need to integrate classroom knowledge and skills with actual field practice and provide...
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  • Trauma-Informed Self-Care Measure for Child Welfare Workers
    The emotionally stressful situations that child welfare professionals can find themselves in, often coupled with large workloads, can lead to secondary trauma and burnout. Carrying that stress and...
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