The Coaching Toolkit for Child Welfare Practitioners

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About This Program

Target Population: Child welfare professionals who are interested in issues pertaining to workforce development

Brief Description

The Coaching Toolkit for Child Welfare Practitioners is intended to provide human service professionals with information regarding the implementation of a coaching program in their agency. The Toolkit is designed to provide information regarding the value of coaching, a model for the integration of coaching in terms of implementation science, and a great deal of information about what coaching is and how to coach.

Coaching is defined as the process by which the coach creates structured, focused interaction and uses appropriate strategies, tools, and techniques to promote desirable and sustainable change for the benefit of the learner, in turn aiming to make a positive impact on the organization.

Program Goals:

The goals of The Coaching Toolkit for Child Welfare Practitioners are to:

  • Increase knowledge and capacity to implement a coaching protocol or model in child welfare/human service agencies
  • Improve child and family outcomes for those involved in the child welfare system
  • Increase the skills and abilities of social workers and child welfare systems

Contact Information

Nancy Hafer, MS
Agency/Affiliation: UC Davis Northern Training Academy
Phone: (530) 220-0432

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: July 2017

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: July 2017

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: September 2017