• March 2015
  • Vol. 16, No. 2

Spotlight on Housing

This month, CBX focuses on the relationship between housing insecurity and child welfare involvement. We feature a report on approaches to reducing poverty for low-income families; factsheets on how complex trauma can affect homeless children, youth, and caregivers; and training for professionals on supportive housing.

  • The Relationship Between Housing and Child Welfare
    While much work has been done to address the interrelated issues of housing insecurity and child welfare involvement, studies continue to show that there is a significant relationship between the...

  • Two-Generation Approach to Reducing Poverty
    A new report puts forth an approach to promoting more positive program/service delivery and improved family outcomes by collaborating across agencies to address the obstacles and insecurity...

  • Complex Trauma and Homeless Children, Youth, and Families
    Children, youth, and families who are homeless or who have experienced homelessness must often deal with complex traumatic issues including domestic violence; physical, sexual, and emotional...

  • Legal Handbooks for Homeless Youth
    In an effort to empower youth to navigate the complexities of homelessness and equip them with the knowledge and tools necessary to improve their circumstances, three innovative State guides were...

  • Performance Partnership Pilot Launches
    At the close of 2014, a program aimed at improving educational, employment, and other outcomes for disconnected youth began soliciting applications from States, Tribes, and municipalities. Made...

  • Training Module on Supportive Housing
    A recent study conducted by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare's (CASCW's) Minnesota-Linking Information for Kids (Minn-LInK) program explores how supportive housing can positively...