Staying Power! Selection Toolkit

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Staying Power! Selection Toolkit has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Child Welfare Workforce Development and Support Programs, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Supervisors and managers in public, tribal, and private child welfare agencies.

Brief Description

The Staying Power! Selection Toolkit is designed to help child welfare supervisors and managers select qualified and committed child welfare workers. The Staying Power! Selection Toolkit contains a Realistic Job Preview DVD and a competency-based selection process. It is a product that emerged from the Child Welfare Staff Recruitment and Retention: An Evidence-Based Training Model Project.

Program Goals:

The goal of the Staying Power! Selection Toolkit is:

  • Increase the ability to select qualified child welfare staff

Contact Information

Nancy Dickinson, PhD, MSSW
Agency/Affiliation: University of Maryland School of Social Work and the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Phone: (410) 706-3740

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: May 2017

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: May 2017

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: June 2017