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June 2011Vol. 12, No. 5Spotlight on Diversity in Child Welfare

CBX spotlights Diversity in Child Welfare, bringing together resources on child welfare research and practice with diverse populations, including information on cultural competency and racial disproportionality.

News From the Children's Bureau

This month, we continue our Centennial Series with a brief look at early social work in America, while other articles link you to an ACF tip sheet on collaboration, recent grant information, and an updated adoption website.

Training and Technical Assistance Update

The T&TA Network section shares news about new resources from the T&TA members, including ideas for cell phone use in child welfare practice and information on Abandoned Infants Assistance projects.

Child Welfare Research

Child Welfare News reports on new research concerning neglect, the use of technology in child welfare, and resources on supervision.

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.