In this month's issue, read an address from Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau, highlighting the importance of developing a competent and stable child welfare workforce and the need for partnerships among stakeholders, as well as spotlight articles highlighting the personal, educational, and professional needs of the child welfare workforce and other professionals and stakeholders working to better the lives of children, youth, and families.
- Improving Legal Services for Children and Families
- Beyond Case Management: Improving Caseworker Skills
- Virtual Child Welfare Expo 2018
- Supporting the Psychological Well-Being of the Early Care and Education Workforce
- Turnover Among Wraparound Care Coordinators
- The Need for an Expanded View of the Child Welfare Workforce
- Exploring National Child Welfare Workforce Institute Tools and Resources
- Exploring the Self-Care Practices of Child Welfare Workers
- The Important Role of Lawyers as Partners in Prevention
Spotlight on National Adoption Month
Spotlight on Youth Homelessness
News From the Children's Bureau
Read about a job-skills training program that aims to help disadvantaged youth learn skills and make important connections, a Children's Bureau podcast about a child abuse prevention program that works with families receiving financial assistance, and the latest updates to the Children's Bureau website.
We highlight a program that pairs young parent peer educators with health experts to facilitate a pregnancy- and disease-prevention curriculum for other youth and teens as well as the latest data on child well-being in the United States.
This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other resources that provide either evidence-based strategies or other concrete help to child welfare and related professionals.
This section of CBX 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.