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February 2009Vol. 10, No. 1Spotlight on Partnerships and Collaboration

Learn more about what States and agencies are doing to establish partnerships and collaborations with other agencies, the courts, the education system, and other groups to support better outcomes for children and families.

News From the Children's Bureau

This month's CBX brings news about a number of Children's Bureau initiatives, including the AdoptUsKids photolisting successes, the release of the Court Performance Toolkit, launch of the Implementation Centers, and many new resources available through the T&TA Network.

Child Welfare Research

CBX reports on two research studies of different child welfare populations: siblings in foster care and former foster youth in community colleges.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

Read about a unique State program that uses paralegals to help workers, find out about a new application for Family Group Conferencing, and catch up on the latest uses of technology in child welfare.

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.