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September/October 2016Vol. 17, No. 7Spotlight on Domestic Violence

xposure to violence in the home can contribute to behavioral, social, or emotional problems in children. Some families may also experience the co-occurrence of domestic/intimate partner violence and child maltreatment. This month's CBX features resources to help professionals better serve children and families in domestic violence situations.

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News From the Children's Bureau

We highlight a report from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation on the prevalence and experiences of intimate partner violence among target populations for adult healthy relationship programs, as well as Arizona's efforts to identify and promote the long-term safety and well-being of child sex trafficking victims.

Child Welfare Research

Find a research brief addressing elements of effective practice for children and youth in therapeutic residential care, a white paper from the American Academy of Pediatrics on abusive head trauma, and more.

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.