University of Wisconsin–Madison

Supervising Specific Job Functions & Practice Areas

Child welfare supervisors in Wisconsin fulfill many roles and are responsible for many practice areas. In order to assist you in supporting your workers in a wide variety of roles, we have compiled information and links to resources for supervising Access, Initial Assessment, Ongoing Services, Foster Care, and Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare on this page.

Supervising Access and Initial Assessment

See the Case Worker section of our website for detailed information about training for your Access and Initial Assessment staff

Female trainer addressing trainees in a classroom

Supervising Ongoing Services

See the Case Worker section of our website for detailed information about training for your Ongoing Services staff

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Supervising Foster Care

See the Foster Care section of our website for detailed information about training for your Foster Care Coordinators / Licensing staff

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Supervising the Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare Act (WICWA)

Child welfare workers are expected to work collaboratively with tribes to meet all WICWA requirements. As a child welfare supervisor, your completion of the Case Practice with American Indian Tribes training is critical to your understanding of WICWA

Ho-Chunk member Henning Garvin reads to Native American children