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Publications from CalSWEC's Evaluation & Research

Numerous publications, reports, and presentations have resulted from the data from CalSWEC Evaluations. (Read about Conducting Research Using CalSWEC Data.)

To obtain the publications listed below, please contact the respective authors.


Published Articles and Chapters

2017

2015

2013

2012

2011

2009

2008

  • Black, J., Morris, T., Harbert, A., & Mathias, C. (2008). Educational Collaboration in Psychiatric Disability, Rehabilitation, and Recovery: Developing Transformative Solutions. Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation, 7(3), 163–186.
  • Clark, S.J., Gilman, E., Jacquet, S E., Johnson, B., Mathias, C.C., & Zeitler, L. (2008). Supervisory practices and tasks in public child welfare social work. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 2(1), 3–32.
  • Jacquet, S. E., Clark, S. J., Morazes, J. L. Withers, R. (2008). The role of supervision in the retention of public child welfare workers. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 1(3), 27-54.

2007

  • Clark, S.J. (2007). Social work students' perceptions of poverty. In M.J. Austin (Ed.), Understanding Poverty from Multiple Social Science Perspectives. Berkeley: University of California, School of Social Welfare. Also published in [Special Issue on Poverty]. (2008), Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 16(1–2).149–166.
  • Clark, S.J., & Gilman, E. (2007). Fairness and multicultural competence in the child welfare system. In N. Cohen, T.V. Tran, & S. Rhee (Eds.), Multicultural Approaches to Caring for Children, Youth and their Families. (pp. 35–74) Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Curry, D., Johnson, B., & Mathias, C.C. (2007). What you need to know about human services training. Policy & Practice, 64(4), 22.
  • Weaver, D., Chang, J., Clark, S., & Rhee, S. (2007). Keeping public child welfare workers on the jobAdministration in Social Work, 31(2), 5–25.

2006

2004

  • Perry, R.E. (2004). Factors influencing MSW students' interest in public child welfare. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 10(2), 1–31.

2003

2002

2001

2000

  • Clark, S.J., & McCormick, K. (2000). Linking a competency-based public child welfare curriculum with field work: Achieving agreements about who is responsible for teaching what. In G. Kenyon & R. Power (Eds.), No Magic: Readings in Social Work Field Education (pp.129–147). Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press.

CalSWEC Annual Reports 

Other CalSWEC Reports

Proceedings

Presentations

2017

  • Wroughton, E., Davis, T., & Hermon, S. R. (May 2017). California's Common Core 3.0 Evaluation Plan: Where Are We Now? National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium (NHSTES), Louisville, KY.

2016

  • Hermon, S. R. (June 2016). The CalSWEC Workforce Study: Examining the Links between Retention and Worker Attitudes among Former IV-E and Non-IV-E Public Child Welfare Workers. Title IV-E Summer Institute, Emeryville, CA.
  • Hermon, S. R. (June 2016). CalSWEC Workforce Study: perceptions of organizational functioning and how they differ by education of social workers. Title IV-E Round Table, Salt Lake City, UT.

2015

  • Hermon, S. R., Jacquet, S., & Bacher, N. (June 2015). Title IV-E Evaluation Efforts: Two Examples. Title IV-E Summer Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  • Parry, C., Hermon, S., & Davis, T. (May 2015). Setting Cut Scores. National Human Services Training Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT.

2014

  • Hermon, S., & Johnson, B. (May 2014). Evaluating Common Core: California’s New Hire Training for Social Workers. National Human Services Training Symposium, Berkeley, CA

2013

2011

  • Banks, S. (2011, April). Research Collaboration, Networking, and Mentorship for PhDs and PhD Students. Presented at the National Association of Black Social Workers Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Barbee, A., Courtney, M., Dewey, J., & Johnson, B. (2011, August 29). Evaluating Large-Scale Child Welfare Casework Practice Models: Ideal and Realistic Methodologies and Evaluation Implementation Given Systems Characteristics. Presented at the National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, Washington, D.C.
  • Clark, S.J., & Jacquet, S.E. (2011, October). Efforts to Increase Services Access: Recruiting Bilingual Child Welfare Workers Administrative Workshop. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • Clark, S.J., & Jacquet, S.E. (2011, August).How Much Retention Is Enough? Paper presented at the Children’s Bureau Evaluation Summit, Washington, D.C.  
  • Clark, S.J., (2011, November). Valuing Workers’ Values: Helping Social Workers Stay in Child Welfare Service. In Strengthening Values for Child Welfare Through Participatory Evaluation: Service Commitment, Job Expectations and Goals. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.
  • Crandall, P., Johnson, B., Knecht, R., Chris Mathias, C., & Rose, G. (2011, May) EBP in Times of Fiscal Uncertainty. Presented at the Roadmap to Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare Conference, Sacramento, CA.
  • Doran, J., & Lee, C. (2011, November) Valuing an Iterative Process in Evaluation. In Methodological and Theoretical Considerations in Evaluation. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.
  • Fabella, D., Johnson, B., & Oppenheim, S. (2011, August). Developing and Utilizing Implementation Toolkits to Systematically Evaluate Practice Improvements. Paper accepted at the National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit. Washington, D.C
  • Foster, G., Keefer, B., & Shilton, A. (2011, June). Mental Health Workers: Future Growth and Critical Shortages. Presented at the National Association for Rural Mental Health Annual Conference, Dubuque, IA.
  • Foster, G., Morris, M.B., Sirojudin, S., Taylor, S. (2011, May). Workforce Development for Healthcare ReformPresented at California Mental Health Advocates for Children and Youth Conference, Pacific Grove, CA.
  • Hernandez, M.Y. & Uota, K. (2011, October). Achieving Goals While Giving Back: Exploring Career Paths of Title IV-E Graduates. In Child Welfare: Workforce Preparation and Career Path. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • Jacquet, S.E. (2011, November). Child Welfare Workers’ Values: A Longitudinal Assessment of Job Expectations and Career Goals. In Strengthening Values for Child Welfare Through Participatory Evaluation: Service Commitment, Job Expectations and Goals. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.
  • Jacquet, S.E., & Clark, S.J. (2011, October). MSW Student Recruitment: A First Step at Targeting Public Child Welfare Inequalities. In Child Welfare: Workforce Preparation and Career Path. Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • Johnson, B., Parry, C., & Zeitler, L. (2011, August). Assuring that Training Has Impact: Evaluating a Large and Complex Training System. Presented at the National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, Washington, D.C.
  • Johnson, B., Parry, C., & Zeitler, L. (2011, June). Linking Education and In-Service Training: Evaluating the Impact of Ppre-service MSW Education on Trainee Performance. Presented at National Human Services Training and Evaluation Symposium, Ithaca, NY.
  • Parry, C.F., & Zeitler, L. (2011, November). Evaluating Whether or Not Stereotype Threat Could Be Occurring in California’s Child Welfare Common Core Training Program. In Issues of Race in Evaluation. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.
  • Zeitler, L. (2011, November). Developing a Participatory Training Evaluation for Child Welfare Service. In Strengthening Values for Child Welfare Through Participatory Evaluation: Service Commitment, Job Expectations and Goals.Presented the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.

2010

  • Banks, S. (2010, April). A Presentation of the Findings from a Survey Administered during the 42nd Annual Conference. Presented at the National Association of Black Social Workers Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Clark, S.J., Foster, G., Gilman, E., Jacquet, S.E., Johnson, B., & Mathias, C. (2010, November). Quality by Design: Statewide Human Services Workforce Evaluation Using an Integrated Framework. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.
  • Jeter, D., Johnson, B., Oppenheim, S., & Wilson, C. (2010, April). EBP in Times of Fiscal Uncertainty. Presented at the Roadmap to Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare Conference, Oakland, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Parry, C., & Zeitler, L. (2010, August). Implementing a Large-Scale Training Evaluation System: Key Decisions and Lessons Learned. Presented at the National Staff Development and Training Association Professional Development Institute Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

2009

  • Armstrong, M., Cahn, K., Johnson, B., Levy-Zlotnik, J., & Mitchell-Herzfeld, S. (2009, May). Creating Partnerships for Evaluation. Presented at the National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, Washington, D.C. 
  • Benton, A., & Jacquet, S. (2009, May). Gender Disproportionality among Social Workers: What are the Implications for Training? Presented at the National Human Services Training and Evaluation Symposium, Berkeley, CA.
  • Chenot, D., Kim, H., & Benton, A. (2009). Social Work Education, Title IV-E Participation, and Retention in Public Child Welfare Services. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Clark, S., & Smith, R.J. (2009, November). Progress Towards Building a Professional, Transcultural Child Welfare Workforce: A Program Evaluation. Presented at the Council for Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Clark, S.J., & Smith, R.J. (2009, November). Do Personal Resources Reduce Job Exit from Burnout in Child Welfare Workers? In Research that Promotes Sustainability & (Re)Builds Strengths. Presented at the Society for Social Work Research New Orleans, LA. Retrieved from: http://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2008/techprogram/P8498.HTM
  • Jacquet, S.E., & Benton, A.D. (2009, May). Gender Disproportionality among Social Workers: What are the Implications for Training? Presented at the 11th Annual National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium, Berkeley, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Ploehn, T., Rose, B., & Wilson, C. (2009, May). EBP in California, Is It a Fad, Fiction or the Future? Paper presented at the Roadmap for Evidence-Based Practice, Irvine, CA.
  • Lee, C., & Hernandez, M.Y. (2009, November). Identification of Child Maltreatment: Public Child Welfare Worker Training Evaluation Outcomes. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association,
  • Mathias, C., & Benton, A. (2009). Addressing the Workforce Needs of Rural Child Welfare Agencies Though Educational Opportunities. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Mathias, C., & Benton, A. (2009). Addressing the Workforce Needs of Rural Child Welfare Agencies. Presented at the National Institute on Social Work & Human Services in Rural Areas, Duluth, MN.
  • Smith, R., Jacquet, S., & Clark, S. (2009). Actors With(out) Agency: The Problematic Interface of Technology in California's Child Welfare System and Mongolian Telehealth. Presented the Empowering Economic and Social Improvement International Consortium for Social Development, Monterrey, Mexico. Retrieved from http://www.iucisd.org/
  • Smith, Richard J., & Clark, Sherrill J. (2009, November 9). This Bridge Called My Web Survey: Collecting, Weighting and Displaying Workforce Data. Skills Workshop presented at the Council for Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

2008

  • Benton, A., & Morazes, J. A. (2008). Qualitative Retention Study of Title IV-E Graduates in Public Child Welfare. Presented at the Society for Social Work & Research Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Buchanan, S., Johnson, B., Molinar, L., & Sobrado, A. (2008, May). Using an Organizational Assessment: A Framework to Help Agencies Build on Strengths, Recognize Challenges, and Develop a Comprehensive Work Plan. Presented at the County Welfare Directors Association of California Child Welfare Conference, Monterey, CA.
  • Chenot, D., & Benton, A. (2008). The Impact of Organizational Climate, Supervisor Support, and Peer Support on Retention in Public Child Welfare Services Organizations. Presented at the Scaling the Summit Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Fulcher, G., & Smith, R. (2008). Economic and Environmental Correlates of Public Child Welfare Worker Turnover. In Research That Matters. Presented at the Society for Social Work Research, Washington, D.C. Retrieved from http://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2008/techprogram/P8498.HTM
  • Johnson, B. (2008, September). Avoiding Training as a “Cure-All”: Using Organizational Assessment to Plan for Change. Presented at the Annual conference for the National Staff Development and Training Association Professional Development Institute, Atlanta, GA.
  • Johnson, B. (2008, May). Building an Organizational Climate that Promotes Evidence-Based Practice. Presented at the County Welfare Directors Association of California Child Welfare Conference, Monterey, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Leake, R., & Parry, C., (2008, May). Stereotype Threat: Implications for Training Evaluation. Presented at the 11th Annual National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium, Berkeley, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Marsenich, L., & Oppenheim, S. (2008, January). Addressing Child Trauma in Child Welfare: Linking Practice and Research. Presented at thhe 22nd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, San Diego, CA.
  • Morazes, J., & Benton, A. (2008). A Ten-Year Retention Study of Title IV-E Graduates in Public Child Welfare. Presented  at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

2007

  • Fulcher, G., & Smith, R.J. (2007). Economic and Environmental Correlates of Public Child Welfare Worker Turnover. Presented at Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington D.C. Retrieved from http://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2008/techprogram/P8498.HTM
  • Jacquet, S.E., & Yao, F.(2007, October). Effects of IV-Education on MSW Students' Attitudes and Professional Commitment. Presented at the 53rd Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Jeroslow, P., Johnson, B., & Molinar, L. (2007, October). Promoting Fairness and Equity in a Large Child Welfare System: California’s Approach. Presented at the National Staff Development and Training Association Professional Development Institute, Dallas, TX.

2006

  • Johnson, B., & Mathias, C. (2006, October). The CalSWEC Model: Lessons Learned in Professionalizing and Retaining Child Welfare Workers. Presented at  the  County Welfare Directors Association of California  Conference, Ventura, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Mathias, C., & Oppenheim, S. (2006, October). Evidence-Based Practice: What Is It and What Do We Do With It?  Presented at County Welfare Directors Association of California Conference. October 2006, Ventura, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Mathias, C., & Zeitler, L. (2006, Ma). Evaluating Values and Attitudes: Exploring the impact of Training on Disproportionality and Disparity.  Presented at Ninth Annual National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium. Berkeley, CA.

2005

  • Johnson, B., & Parry, C. (2005, May). Training Evaluation in a Large System: California’s Framework for Child Welfare Training Evaluation. Presented at Eighth Annual National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium, Berkeley, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Caldera-Gammage, S., & Parry, C. Improving Transfer of Learning through Mentoring. Presented at 15th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect,  Boston, MA.

2004

  • Johnson, B., & Webster, D. (2004, August). The Use of County and State Data in Child Welfare Systems. Presented at Pre-Conference Institute of the West Coast Child Welfare Trainer’s Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Johnson, B., Lawrence, S., & Zeitler, L. (2004, August). Roles and Training of Child Welfare Supervisors: A Needs Assessment from Three Perspectives. Presented at West Coast Child Welfare Trainer’s Conference, San Diego, CA.

2003

  • Johnson, B. (2003, September). Considerations in Evaluating Training. Panel presentation at  National Staff Development and Training Association Professional Development Institute, Anaheim, CA.
  • Johnson, B. (2003, August). Responding to the Child and Family Services Review and Designing a Training System. Presented at Pre-Conference Institute of  West Coast Child Welfare Trainer’s Conference, Coeur D’Alene, ID.

Dissertations

  • Benton, Amy D. (2010). Why Do They Stay? Building a Conceptual Model to Understand Worker Retention and Turnover in Public Child Welfare. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. University of California Berkeley, School of Social Welfare.
  • Limb, Gordon. (2000). MSW students' views on social works traditional mission, career motivations, and practice preferences: Comparisons between and within Caucasians, students of color, and American Indians. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. University of California Berkeley, School of Social Welfare.
  • Perry, Robin E. (1999). An examination of the practice preferences and career choices of MSW students over the course of their education. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. University of California Berkeley, School of Social Welfare.
  • Santangelo, A. (1993). The 1991 class of entering graduate students in California's ten schools and departments of social work. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. University of California Berkeley, School of Social Welfare.