• June 2012
  • Vol. 13, No. 5

Spotlight on Social and Emotional Well-Being of Children in Care

ACYF recently issued an Information Memorandum highlighting its focus on promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and youth who experience trauma and receive child welfare services. This month's CBX features articles on strategies for and research on enhancing well-being.

  • T&TA Network Well-Being Workgroup
    The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) recently released an Information Memorandum highlighting its focus on promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and youth...
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  • Trauma Victim Resiliency
    A recent study explored the positive influences, both internal and external, that individuals relied on to overcome childhood trauma. The study focused on 22 participants, 16 females and 6 males,...
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  • State Measures of Child Well-Being
    A recent State-by-State comparison of measures of child well-being showed enormous variation across States and a picture of child well-being that differs from that found in national studies. In...
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  • Enhancing Permanent Connections
    A four-part series in the National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth (NCFY) newsletter, The Exchange, focuses on improving outcomes for homeless and runaway youth. The issues feature a variety of...
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  • Policies That Promote Well-Being
    Policymakers at the State level can promote well-being in children and families through legislation and policies that prevent and address social, emotional, and behavioral health disorders. A...
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  • Supportive Housing and Child Welfare Outcomes
    The provision of concrete services, such as housing, can have a positive impact on child welfare outcomes. A new publication by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) highlights...
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  • Program Integration to Improve Well-Being
    Strategies for increasing collaboration among the many Federal, State, and federally funded agencies tasked with promoting and protecting child well-being is the focus of a new report funded by...
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