Author:
CalSWEC
Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division, Graduate / Professional, Career / Technical
Tags:
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License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English

The Retention of Public Child Welfare Workers.

Overview

This curriculum is intended to help child welfare workers, administrators, and policy-makers increase the job retention of public child welfare caseworkers. California’s statewide shortage of social workers is expected worsen, and the field of public child welfare is facing its own acute shortage of social work personnel. More important, high turnover rates in child welfare agencies are a major obstacle to timely investigations, compromising the ability of agencies to protect children. The retention of public child welfare workers is an immediate pressing professional and practical concern, and this curriculum points directly to specific solutions to the problem. (58 pages)

Weaver, D., Chang, J., & Gil de Gibaja, M. (2006).

Section 1

This curriculum is intended to help child welfare workers, administrators, and policy-makers increase the job retention of public child welfare caseworkers. California’s statewide shortage of social workers is expected worsen, and the field of public child welfare is facing its own acute shortage of social work personnel. More important, high turnover rates in child welfare agencies are a major obstacle to timely investigations, compromising the ability of agencies to protect children. The retention of public child welfare workers is an immediate pressing professional and practical concern, and this curriculum points directly to specific solutions to the problem. (58 pages)

Weaver, D., Chang, J., & Gil de Gibaja, M. (2006).