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June 2016Vol. 17, No. 4Spotlight on Early Childhood Adversity

This month, we highlight a website exploring tools and resources on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), an information packet on mental health concerns of children in foster care, a practice model for addressing early childhood trauma, and other resources for professionals working with children facing adversity.

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News From the Children's Bureau

CBX points to new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations for child welfare information systems. We also join the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law and its national partners in recognizing National Reunification Month, and we highlight an HHS factsheet on health-care coverage for homeless youth and youth at risk of homelessness.

Child Welfare Research

Find a report on supportive housing programs for child welfare-involved families, a working paper examining the benefits for the social work sector of investing in big data capture, and more.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other instruments that provide evidence-based strategies and other concrete help to child welfare and related professionals.


This CBX section provides a quick list of interesting resources, such as websites, videos, journals, funding or scholarship opportunities, or other materials that can be used in the field or with families.

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.