Building Evidence for the Effectiveness of Workforce Interventions: The Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development Approach

As a result of this presentation, participants will gain awareness of:

  • The need for effective, research supported strategies to improve recruitment and retention of the Child Welfare workforce;
  • The approach used by the Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD) to identify workforce needs and suitable interventions to test;
  • The need for manualized interventions and rigorous evaluation designs and how these designs minimize alternative explanations for outcomes; and
  • The value of assessing readiness for workforce change and evaluation.
Published 2018-12-03