Assessment and Evaluation of Child Welfare Training
Best practice requires assessment and evaluation of training to ensure that a training program, curriculum, or individual session achieves the intended transfer of knowledge. Find resources for assessing child welfare training systems and workforce training needs, as well as tools for evaluating training and reports on evaluations of curricula.
- Assessing child welfare training systems
- Assessing workforce training needs
- Tools for evaluating training curricula and materials
- Results of evaluations of training curricula and materials
California Social Work Education Center
Find proceedings from the annual National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium.
FRIENDS National Resource Center For Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (2006)
Helps users implement evaluation processes in the day-to-day practice of their program by developing an individualized evaluation plan from the ground up.
Review of the Literature on Child Welfare Training: Theory, Practice, and Research (PDF - 4560 KB)
Collins, Amodeo, & Clay (2007)
Reviews macro issues impacting child welfare training, describes training practice and delivery approaches, discusses the development of partnership models between public child welfare agencies and institutions of higher education, and presents information on evaluation research.
Training of Child Welfare Staff and Providers: Findings From the Child and Family Service Review
Milner & Hornsby
Protecting Children, 19(4), 2004
Summarizes findings from 52 jurisdictions of an evaluation of preservice and initial training programs for child welfare staff, ongoing training for staff, and the quality and timeliness of training for foster and adoptive parents.
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