Training the Child Welfare Workforce on Trauma-Informed Principles and Practices

  • Lisa Conradi
  • Jennifer Hossler


This chapter provides an overview of the training efforts associated with the Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit (CWTTT). The CWTTT is a curriculum created by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Child Welfare Committee that was designed to provide critical trauma training for the child welfare workforce. The CWTTT is intended for child welfare workers, supervisors, and administrators, and highlights seven essential elements of a trauma-informed child welfare system. The chapter provides an outline of the CWTTT, staff qualifications to deliver the CWTTT, and implementation efforts related to the CWTTT. Data gathered from communities who have used the CWTTT is presented as well as application strategies for supporting CWTTT training are discussed.


Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit Workforce Trauma training Implementation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chadwick Center for Children and FamiliesRady Children’s Hospital – San DiegoSan DiegoUSA

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