In this month's theme section, CBX focuses on the intersection of substance abuse and child welfare, with articles on two Children's Bureau grant clusters and recent resources and information, particularly in the area of cross-system collaboration among child welfare, substance abuse treatment, and the courts.
- Understanding Barriers to Effective Interagency Collaboration to Address Substance Abuse
- Webinars on Substance Use in Tribal Communities
- Implementing CAPTA Requirements to Help Substance-Exposed Newborns
- The SAMHSA Website for Child Welfare Professionals
- New Substance Abuse Resources
- Evidence-Based Treatments for Parental Substance Abuse
- Regional Partnership Grants Strive to Improve the Lives of Children and Families Affected by Methamp
Spotlight on National Adoption Month
Spotlight on Youth Homelessness
News From the Children's Bureau
The new CBX debuts, with lots of great features and resources, including a message from the Associate Commissioner, news from the T&TA Network, and articles on Children's Bureau grantees.
- Welcome to the New <em>Children's Bureau Express!</em>
- News From Region 2
- Enhancing Cultural Competency With Hispanic Families
- The Latest From the T&TA Network
- Grant Projects Focus on Workforce Recruitment and Retention
- Adoption Excellence Awards Announced
- From the Associate Commissioner's Office:<br>Children's Bureau Grants
- Developing Relationships to Find Resource Families for Indian Children
- New! On the Children's Bureau Site
- 2008 National Adoption Month Website Goes Live
CBX points to updates from the U.S. Department of State that give the latest information on Hague implications and country-specific cautions, and the Promising Practices Network posts essays in which prevention experts talk about how they would spend $5 million a year.
Focusing on programs that have demonstrated effectiveness, CBX cites articles on ways courts can help older youth stay in foster care and how parenting skills can be maintained.