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  • December 2012/January 2013
  • Vol. 13, No. 11

Spotlight on Social Media

With the growing use of social media in the child welfare field, this month's Spotlight section highlights social media strategy and policy suggestions from the NRC for Child Welfare Data and Technology, a framework for developing social media privacy guidelines, and research on teen perceptions of social media's effect on their well-being.

  • MEPA Trainer's Guide
    The National Resource Center for Adoption (NRCA) revised its trainer's guide on complying with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) of 1994. The guide...

  • Working With LGBTQ, Runaway, Homeless Youth
    It is estimated that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth make up about 20–40 percent of the total number of runaway and homeless youth (RHY) in the United...

  • More Updates From the T&TA Network
    The Children's Bureau's Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Network continues to produce resources that can help States and Tribes in their work with children and families. Some recent...