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What is an Umbrella Summary?

An Umbrella Summary highlights findings from the workforce literature to address pertinent child welfare workforce challenges. These summaries provide a synopsis of the published meta-analyses of a specific workforce topic. The research is summarized in a straightforward question-and-answer format. Each summary highlights the implications of the research for child welfare professionals.

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Organizational Socialization
What approach is best for onboarding new employees? Read this Umbrella Summary to learn more.
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Informal Learning Behaviors
What is the value of employees taking initiative to learn on the job? This Umbrella Summary describes the available evidence about informal learning behaviors.
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Workplace Supports for LGBT Employees
What can agencies do to better support LGBT employees? Read the Umbrella Summary to learn more.
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Some people go to work, no matter what, even if they are sick. This is known as presenteeism. Read this Umbrella Summary to learn more.
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