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  • March 2017
  • Vol. 18, No. 1
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Spotlight on Opioid/Substance Use Treatment and Services

Opioid and substance misuse is a widespread concern that affects many youth, families, and communities. March's CBX highlights information on opioid and substance use as well as support services and treatment options for overcoming the devastating consequences of addiction.


CB_large News From the Children's Bureau

We highlight the latest Child Maltreatment report; an article from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation that reports on the outcomes of the Personal Responsibility Education Program to address teen pregnancy; and a video from the National Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation on the challenges to achieving favorable outcomes and permanence for youth in foster care.

Child Welfare Research

Read about community cafés in Alaska that facilitated discussions on the Strengthening Families program and how to inform and improve the State's family support services, as well as a survey on the state of the child protection workforce in Minnesota.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other instruments that provide either evidence-based strategies or other concrete help to child welfare and related professionals.


This CBX section provides a quick list of interesting resources, such as websites, videos, journals, funding or scholarship opportunities, or other materials that can be used in the field or with families.