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  • July/August 2017
  • Vol. 18, No. 5

News From the Children's Bureau

Read about the frameworks and methods used to develop the Family Engagement Inventory, how states can establish a system of data integration that will support and improve services for young children and families, and the special two-part issue of the journal Child Welfare, which highlights many of the key components needed to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families, including cross-system collaboration, ongoing staff and system capacity building, effective implementation, and strategies to improve the use and usefulness of research in the field.

  • The Family Engagement Inventory: A Brief Cross-Disciplinary Synthesis
    The Family Engagement Inventory (FEI) was designed to enable professionals in the fields of child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, education, and early childhood education to access...
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  • Integration of Early Childhood Data
    Early childhood programs have been shown to positively impact children's lives and future outcomes. Integrating and linking data collected from these programs by using a framework often referred...
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  • Special Issue of Child Welfare Now Available
    A special two-part issue of the journal Child Welfare titled, "Improving the Use and Usefulness of Research Evidence," highlights many of the key components needed to improve outcomes...
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  • CB Website Updates
    The Children's Bureau website hosts information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, federal reporting, and much more. ...
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