Organizational Culture, Supervision and Retention of Public Child Welfare Workers
Sharon E. Williams

Public child welfare retention, supervision and organizational culture are addressed. Public child welfare workers have better outcomes when supervisors are effective managers. Public child welfare workers have better outcomes including perceived efficacy when organizational factors such as supervision, a culture of caring and feelings of safety are present. Effective supervision requires competency-based training and evaluation. These findings and discussion suggest a need for further research on outcomes for workers who are supervised by supervisors who have received competency-based training and evaluation, and those that have not.

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