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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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Posted Monday, April 14, 2014 by Rich Bowlen

Cookie Cutter Training Won't Cut it for Protective Services - Northwoods

This white paper from Northwoods outlines how Coach Model training is specifically designed for protective services to reduce frustration and increase the likelihood that social workers will completely adopt new technology. 

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Posted Monday, March 3, 2014 by Rich Bowlen

When IT Projects Fail, Technology Often Isn’t to Blame - GOVERNING

This GOVERNING magazine article highlights results from a poll regarding employees' fear of altering work habits as technology assumes a larger role.

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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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