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November 2022Vol. 23, No. 9Updates From the Children's Bureau's Training and Technical Assistance Partners

The Children's Bureau funds several technical assistance centers to provide professionals with tools to better serve children, youth, and families.

The following are some of the latest resources from these partners:

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Home Visiting [Webpage update]
Assessing Community Strengths and Needs [Webpage update]
Rural Child Welfare [Webpage update]

Visit the Child Welfare Information Gateway website for more.

Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for States
Inventory of Innovations Series
Spotlight on What Do Kinship Caregivers Need?

Visit the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative website for more.

FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention
“Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience Framework (ACE|R)” [Webinar]

Visit the FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention website

for more. 

Children's Bureau Learning & Coordination Center (CBLCC)
“Engaging Parents Around Newly Approved Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines and Building Vaccine Confidence” [Digital dialog]

“Children's Bureau Champion Awards: Honoring Outstanding Work in Support of Children and Families” [Video]

Visit the CBLCC website for more. 

“I Was Adopted Into the Perfect Family for Me” [Blog post]

“Recruiting Foster and Adoptive Families of Color: Stories and Strategies From Leaders of Color in Child Welfare” [Webinar]
Supporting a Positive Racial Identity for BIPOC Children in Transracial Placements: A Discussion Guide

Visit the AdoptUSKids website for more.

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN)
Rockwool-Duke Global Child Welfare Database [Dataset]

State Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Policies Database 2021 [Dataset]
State Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Policies Database 2019–2021 [Dataset]

Visit the NDACAN website for more.

National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI)
“Centering Child Welfare Worker Well-Being” [Infographic]

“How Peer Support Can Reduce Burnout and Improve Worker Well-Being” [Infographic]

Visit the NCWWI website for more.

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)
Engaging Parents and Youth With Lived Experience: Strengthening Collaborative Policy and Practice Initiatives for Families With Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
“Meeting the Moment: How Child Welfare & Substance Use Disorder Treatment Professionals Can Address the Needs of Adolescents at Risk of Suicide” [Webinar]

Visit the NCSACW website for more.

James Bell Associates
Finding Opportunities to Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences in the Wake of the Opioid Crisis [Webpage]

Reflective Supervision: A Planning Tool for Home Visiting Supervisors

Visit the James Bell Associates website for more.

Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse
New Ratings Available From the Prevention Services Clearinghouse 

Visit the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse website for more.