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  • May 2013
  • Vol. 14, No. 4

Spotlight on National Foster Care Month

As of September 30, 2011, there were 400,540 children and youth in foster care, many of whom were between the ages of 12 and 17. Youth who exit foster care without permanent families or connections are at risk for myriad negative outcomes. The theme for the 2013 National Foster Care Month is "Supporting Youth in Transition." This month, CBX highlights a higher education program for transitioning youth, a tool for evaluating youth connectedness, and other information about foster care.

  • Project DULCE for At-Risk Infants, Families
    The Quality Improvement Center on Early Childhood (QIC-EC) currently funds four research and demonstration projects to seek new methods of preventing child maltreatment and improving child...

  • Customer Service and Resource Family Retention
    The kinds of interactions that occur between a resource family and child welfare agency staff, as well as the way a family perceives they are being treated, can often affect whether the family is...

  • 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...