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April 2016Vol. 17, No. 2Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

We highlight the new 2016 Prevention Resource Guide, the final report of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, a curriculum presenting the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework, and other resources to help professionals prevent child abuse and neglect.

News From the Children's Bureau

This month, we share two products that detail the implementation and evaluation activities described in the Permanency Innovations Initiative (PII) Approach and a brief highlighting findings from qualitative interviews with participants in the RISE (Recognize Intervene Support Empower) Initiative.

Children's Bureau Grantee Updates

We highlight two grantee site visits this month from the Bureau's Family Connections Grants: Child Welfare/TANF Collaboration in Kinship Navigation Programs cluster.

Child Welfare Research

Find a brief examining the educational outcomes of homeless and formerly homeless students, a report on repeat child maltreatment in Alaska, and more.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other instruments that provide evidence-based strategies and 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.