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October 2008Vol. 9, No. 8The Latest From the T&TA Network

The Children's Bureau Training and Technical Assistance Network (T&TA) helps build the capacity of State, local, Tribal, and other public child welfare agencies and family and juvenile courts through training, technical assistance, research, and consultation. Find out more on the T&TA Network webpage:

  • Practice Model Framework Series—The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement and National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning have partnered to develop a Practice Model Framework series to help agencies create or modify child welfare practice models.
  • Tribal Services Website—The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Youth Development (NCWRCYD) launched a new website to help Tribes and child welfare professionals enhance services for Tribal youth. The website provides information on how NCWRCYD staff can support Tribes, facilitate collaboration between States and Tribes, promote youth development activities in Tribal communities, engage youth in their communities, and enhance the capacity of Tribes to provide transition services that demonstrate cultural competence.
  • Permanency Planning Today—The National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning recently published the summer 2008 issue of its online newsletter, which focuses on caseworker-child visiting strategies, findings from the Child and Family Services Reviews on visits, and an interview with Dr. Peg Hess, a leading expert on visiting. (1,302 - KB)