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July/August 2009Vol. 10, No. 6Spotlight on Data Integration

This month, CBX spotlights data integration in child welfare, with a solid introduction on the topic, as well as examples from across the country of the innovative ways jurisdictions and organizations are beginning to share, integrate, link, and better use child welfare data.

News From the Children's Bureau

CBX links you to the latest information and resources from the Children's Bureau and its T&TA Network, including a model for supervision, a site visit report on supervisor training, guidance on monitoring privatized services, and more.

Child Welfare Research

CBX highlights new research on the factors that influence worker turnover in child welfare agencies, the tremendous costs to society of allowing youth to age out of foster care without the necessary supports, and recent statistics on the numbers of children growing up in homes with a substance-abusing parent.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

Two new tools offer child welfare workers guidance in helping suicidal Tribal youth and provide information on States' promising practices in helping youth aging out of foster care.

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.