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June 2009Vol. 10, No. 5Spotlight on Community Engagement and Collaboration

This month, CBX looks at how community efforts can effect change in families' lives. Examples from across the country show the benefits of collaborations across community agencies and populations.

News From the Children's Bureau

The month of June brings a new PSA campaign to encourage adoption from foster care. Helping youth is a focus, with a site visit report and a Federal interagency effort for all disadvantaged youth. And, as always, find great new resources from the T&TA Network.

Child Welfare Research

CBX highlights evidence-based practices in parent training, housing-based efforts for transitioning youth, guiding principles for rural research, and the impact of parents' probationary status on their children.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

CBX offers tools for practitioners, including guidelines for community investigations of child injury, resources for implementing Fostering Connections, and an international manual to measure indicators of well-being.

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.