• August 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 7


  • Secondary Traumatic Stress in Professionals
    Child welfare professionals may be at risk for suffering secondary traumatic stress due to the nature of their job. A new manual addresses this risk and presents workers and supervisors with tools...

  • Adapting Services for Underserved Populations
    "Effective Interventions for Underserved Populations" is the topic of the Summer 2007 issue of "Focal Point," published by the Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental...

  • Healthy Marriage Initiative Newsletters
    The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Healthy Marriage Initiative helps couples who have chosen marriage gain greater access to marriage education services. The Hispanic Healthy...

  • Child and Youth Well-Being Index
    An annual index of child well-being shows that American children engage in fewer risky behaviors than in the past, but several other measures of well-being are not so positive. The Foundation for...

  • Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
    The Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Legal Center FCE) is a national technical assistance resource and information clearinghouse on legal and policy matters affecting the education of...

  • Child Welfare Database Updates
    Since its launch a little more than a year ago, the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse (CEBC) for Child Welfare has built a robust database of evidence-based child welfare programs and...

  • OJJDP Model Program Guide
    The Model Programs Guide (MPG) provides a searchable database of evidence-based programs across the spectrum of youth services, including family therapy, leadership and youth development,...

  • Opportunities for Faith-Based and Community Groups
    The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Compassion Capital Fund was created to help faith-based and community groups enhance their ability to provide social services by building their...