State and Local Examples
Resources in this section illustrate State and local efforts to strengthen clinical supervision of child welfare workers.
Evaluating Missouri CPS Supervisory Development Project
University of Missouri School of Social Work
Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 6, 2003
Provides an overview of the evaluation plan for the Missouri child protective services supervisory development project and describes the model employed in the evaluation and the specific measures to be used.
Social Services Supervisor's Handbook (PDF - 250 KB)
Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (2003)
Identifies the functions of the social services supervisor concerning casework, including case record review, documentation, volunteer services, child placement, family services, child protective services, and adult protective services.
Supervising for Excellence in Oregon: Final Report
Portland State University Child Welfare Partnership (2004)
Discusses the activities and accomplishments of a federally funded program designed to develop an effective supervisory curriculum for training child welfare supervisors in Oregon.
Supervision in Child Welfare (PDF - 162 KB)
North Carolina Division of Social Services
Children's Servicies Practice Notes, 9(1), 2003
Explores an innovative model of child welfare supervision and presents ways supervisors can promote strengths-based practices in the workers they supervise.
Transfer of Learning Strategies for Child Welfare Supervisors
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Northeast Wisconsin Partnership for Children and Families (2003)
Describes the activities and outcomes of a 3-year federally funded project designed to train Wisconsin child welfare supervisors in the implementation of the Wisconsin's Automated Child Welfare Information System and the practice model imbedded in the system.