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April 2017Vol. 18, No. 2Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This month's CBX spotlight features an article on the dental and oral aspects of child maltreatment, recommendations for maintaining a strong and professional child protective services workforce, maltreatment estimates within U.S. military families, and Tribal prevention programs, as well as other resources to help professionals prevent child abuse and neglect.

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News From the Children's Bureau

We highlight a webinar produced by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation that discusses findings from a survey of American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start programs as well as a new resource guide that provides information on the recent advances in trauma and what these advances mean for program design and service delivery.

Child Welfare Research

Read about how the San Francisco Human Services Agency is partnering with the University of California to develop an evidence-driven child welfare workforce; an Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation brief that explains the implications of existing State standards for incorporating relationship-based care into early care programs; and a Department of Justice study evaluating technology-based harassment within the context of other types of youth victimization and risk factors.

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.


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.

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.