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  • May 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 5
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Spotlight on National Foster Care Month

As part of our Spotlight on National Foster Care Month, CBX highlights the 2014 initiative, the 40th anniversary of Intensive Family Preservation Services, a report on the financial challenges youth face as they transition out of foster care, and more.

 
 

CB_large News From the Children's Bureau

The final cross-site evaluation report from the Bureau's Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting (EBHV) to Prevent Child Maltreatment grantee cluster has been released, a new report provides the background of the Permanency Innovations Initiative, and new funding opportunity announcements have been made.

Training and Technical Assistance Network Updates

Read about a new issue brief that provides an overview of protective factors approaches to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, a guide to administering the Spanish adaptation of the Protective Factors Survey, and other updates from the Bureau's T&TA Network members.

Child Welfare Research

CBX points to a guide outlining the best international policies to protect children who experience child abuse and neglect, violence, trafficking, and other injustices; a program in New York City that is working to reduce caseworker turnover; and more.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other instruments that provide either evidence-based strategies or other concrete help to child welfare and related professionals.

Resources

This CBX section provides a quick list of interesting resources, such as websites, videos, journals, funding or scholarship opportunities, or other materials that can be used in the field or with families.