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May 2010Vol. 11, No. 4Spotlight on National Foster Care Month

This month, CBX spotlights National Foster Care Month and its "Partnering With Families and Youth to Achieve Permanency" message. Four articles focus on CB-funded Adoption Opportunities grantees and their work with youth, while other articles link to information on the Family to Family initiative and placement stability.

News From the Children's Bureau

The May issue of CBX brings you news about the Adoption Excellence Award nominations and the newly appointed directors for five HHS Regions, CB-funded grantee syntheses and a grantee site visit, the latest from the Training & Technical Assistance Network, and more.

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes the latest look at finding the right balance for group care, accessing postadoption services, and family therapy in kinship care.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

CBX provides tools and examples of programs for recruitment of families, risk assessment, drug use and mental health services for parents, and advocacy for youth.

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.