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Dec/Jan 2010Vol. 10, No. 10Spotlight on Youth Involvement

This month, CBX spotlights Youth Involvement, linking you to reports on how youth in foster care or formerly in care are participating in their own permanency planning and contributing their ideas about ways to improve the child welfare system.

News From the Children's Bureau

CBX brings you news about reports on children's violence exposure and on disaster preparedness, a process for linking birth and foster parents, and the latest from the Training & Technical Assistance Network.

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes the latest evidence-based research on prevention, suggestions for adoption terminology, data on international child maltreatment and prevention, and foster care drift.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

Find tools and examples of new programs and processes, including use of therapy animals, ways for courts and Tribes to work together, how cities can help transitioning youth, and the best use of the APPLA goal.

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.