February 2023Vol. 24, No. 1Updates 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
- Social Media: Tips for Foster Parents and Caregivers
- Social Media: Tips for Youth in Foster Care
- Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect
Visit the Information Gateway website for more.
Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative
- Center for States
- Center for Tribes Tribal Information Exchange
Visit the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative website for more.
FRIENDS National Resource Center
- “Using the FRIENDS TA Portal to Compile Annual Report Information” [Video]
- “Family Resource Center Discussion Series – Session 1: Introduction to FRCs and FRC Networks” [Webinar]
- “Evidence-Based Practice in CBCAP” [Video]
Visit the FRIENDS National Resource Center website for more.
Children's Bureau Learning and Coordination Center (CBLCC)
- “Supporting Children and Youth Dealing With the Loss of a Parent or Caregiver” [Digital Dialog]
- "Transforming Experience Through HOPE" [Training module]
- "Caregiver Well-Being Matters: Children’s Social Emotional Development and Mental Health" [Video]
Visit the CBLCC website for more.
- “Adopted Son Inspires His Parents” [Blog post]
- "The Impact of the Great Resignation in Child Welfare"
- Assessing the Racial and Ethnic Cultural Competence of Your Support Services
Visit the AdoptUSKids website for more.
National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN)
- Regional Partnership Grants National Cross-Site Evaluation (RPG-4) [Dataset]
- Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation (QIC-AG) [Dataset]
- Rockwool-Duke Global Child Welfare Database [Dataset]
- Office Hours Spring 2023
Visit the NDACAN website for more.
National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI)
- Cultivating a Sustainable Workforce: A NCWWI Breakthrough Series Collaborative
- “How Hope and Resilience Can Lower Burnout Among Child Welfare Workers” [One-page summary]
- "Centering Child Welfare Worker Well-Being" [Infographic]
Visit the NCWWI website for more.
Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD)
- “Announcing Rapid Cycle Recruitment Sites” [Blog post]
- "Supportive Supervision and a Resilient Workforce"
- "How Can Supervisors Support New Employees?"
Visit the QIC-WD website for more.
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)
- “Improving Systems Through Collaboration: Top Down or Bottom Up? Both!” [Webinar]
- “Specialized Technical Assistance Programs Overview” [Webinar]
- “How Using Contingency Management Can Support Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders” [Webinar]
Visit the NCSACW website for more.
James Bell Associates
- Addressing Prenatal Alcohol and Other Drug Exposure in Tribal Communities: Key Takeaways From an Environmental Scan
- The Child Welfare Reasonable Efforts Findings Study: Understanding the Study Design
- Language Bias in Child Welfare: Approaches to Identifying and Studying Biased Language to Advance Equitable Child Welfare Practice
Visit the James Bell Associates website for more.