• February 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 1

Spotlight on Young Children and Child Welfare

This month, CBX spotlights young children involved with child welfare, including the intersection of child welfare with related services that impact young children and their families, such as substance use, child care, family strengthening, and more.

  • Substance-Exposed Newborns and the AIA Resource Center
    The National Abandoned Infants Assistance (AIA) Resource Center is funded through the Children's Bureau to serve as a center of expertise, resources, and training for professionals who provide...
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  • Keeping Young Children Safely With Their Families: The QIC on Early Childhood
    Since the award of its 2008 Children's Bureau grant, the National Quality Improvement Center on Early Childhood (QIC-EC) has promoted the development, dissemination, and integration of new...
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  • State Strategies to Support Parents of Young Children
    Two recent reports from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) provide recommendations for States to improve services and supports to parents of young children, including specific...
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  • Helping Child Care and Early Childhood Centers Strengthen Families
    The Strengthening Families approach advocates the promotion of five protective factors (parental resilience, social connections, parenting knowledge, concrete support, and children's social and...
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  • Ethical Practice When Representing Very Young Children
    The American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law recently published a Practice and Policy Brief designed for attorneys and those representing very young children in dependency...
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  • Predictors of Harsh Parenting Practices With Young Children
    Research shows that harsh parenting behaviors negatively impact the emotional development of children and may place them at risk for child abuse. A recent article published in Child Abuse &...
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