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Finding time to sift through research and read up on the important topics and trends impacting human services is easier said than done. That’s why we’re here to help. Our Research Library includes expert content—think whitepapers, reports, presentations, news articles, and other resources—to help you implement the right tools and technology for your agency, and discover new ways to overcome challenges.

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Rich Bowlen's Articles

Rich Bowlen’s goal is and always has been to give his very best day in and day out to do the most good for the most kids. As Director of Protective Services at Northwoods, Rich is dedicated to improving the lives of caseworkers and social workers so they can focus on what they do best: supporting the children, adults, and families that rely on the agency’s care.
Posted Monday, July 29, 2013 by Rich Bowlen

Caseworker Technology Adoption Sample Survey - Northwoods

This sample survey from Northwoods will help agencies gauge individuals’ receptiveness and aptitude to learning new technology.

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Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by Rich Bowlen

Capturing the Power of Leadership Change - The Annie E. Casey Foundation

This report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation highlights the challenges and recommendations when facing administrative transition periods. 

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Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by Rich Bowlen

Introducing New Technology Successfully into an Agency

This article provides a great starting point for how to discuss implementing technology within an organization.

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Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by Rich Bowlen

Changing the Culture of the Workplace - Children’s Bureau

This article from the Children’s Bureau discusses the effort required to bring about systemic change within the child welfare system.

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Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2007 by Rich Bowlen

Improving the Child Welfare Workforce [National Center for Youth Law]

The National Center for Youth Law recommends 11 strategies for improving the child welfare workforce, and thereby outcomes for children and families.

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