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March 2010Vol. 11, No. 2Spotlight on 10 Years of Child Welfare News

To mark our 10th anniversary issue, we're taking a look back at the last 10 years of child welfare—the trends and important happenings. We've included special articles from guest contributors as we explore some of the significant changes in the field.

News From the Children's Bureau

Welcome to the 10th anniversary issue of Children's Bureau Express! This month, News From the Children's Bureau includes a welcome to our readers, announcement of the new ACYF Commissioner, as well as reports on the release of the NIS-4, a site visit to a CB-funded grantee, updates from the T&TA Network, and more.

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes a look back at ASFA and articles on screening for prenatal substance exposure and testing a collaborative approach to family assessment.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

CBX provides tools and examples of State programs that promote college enrollment for youth in foster care and offer guidelines for university-agency research partnerships.

Training and Conferences

Find trainings, workshops, webinars, and other opportunities for professionals and families to learn about how to improve the lives of children and youth as well as a listing of upcoming events and conferences.