The QIC-WD is identifying national child welfare workforce trends and evidence-based strategies for addressing common workforce issues. Trends may include:

  • Long-standing challenges and opportunities such as organizational culture and climate, high employee turnover, or low staff morale
  • Current practices related to onboarding, professional development, and performance management
  • Innovative approaches to recruitment and hiring

To identify trends the QIC-WD will gather information from state, county, and Tribal reports; explore national workforce trends (e.g., through the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics); and conduct an annual national benchmarking survey of child welfare human resource professionals.

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We are preparing to gather input from key personnel at state and county child welfare agencies to inform the latest workforce trends in the U.S. We hope your agency will join the conversation!

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