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April 2010Vol. 11, No. 3Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This month, CBX spotlights National Child Abuse Prevention Month and its "Strengthening Families and Communities" message. We include a number of articles on ways that the Children's Bureau supports prevention efforts around the country, as well as articles on framing the prevention message and programs in parenting education and strengthening families.

News From the Children's Bureau

The April issue of CBX links you to several newly released items from the Children's Bureau, including the latest national statistics on child maltreatment, a site visit to a NCWLI grantee, the latest from the Training & Technical Assistance Network, and more.

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes the latest look at engaging communities to address racial disproportionality in child welfare, helping youth make permanent connections, and strengthening homeless families with young children.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

CBX provides tools and examples of programs that improve educational outcomes for children in foster care, help agencies hire child welfare workers who will stay, and serve children of incarcerated parents.

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.