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June 2012Vol. 13, No. 5Spotlight on Social and Emotional Well-Being of Children in Care

ACYF recently issued an Information Memorandum highlighting its focus on promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and youth who experience trauma and receive child welfare services. This month's CBX features articles on strategies for and research on enhancing well-being.

News From the Children's Bureau

The newest article in our second Centennial Series focuses on the Children's Bureau's role in establishing juvenile court standards. We also highlight new application and eligibility criteria for waiver demonstration projects.

Training and Technical Assistance Update

Read about a one-stop-shop resource center for child welfare professionals and agencies working with transitioning youth and other updates from the Children's Bureau's T&TA Network.

Children's Bureau Grantee Updates

Site visit reports in this month's CBX highlight a comprehensive family assessment project in Alabama and diligent recruitment efforts in Missouri. We also provide information on new funding announcements.

Child Welfare Research

Child welfare news points to research on evidence-based treatments for traumatized youth and an intervention model for cases of chronic child neglect.

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.