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July 2016Vol. 17, No. 5Spotlight on Secondary Trauma and Professionals' Well-Being

We feature a series of guest articles addressing the topic of secondary traumatic stress at three different levels of child welfare, as well as other resources focusing on secondary trauma and the well-being of child welfare professionals.

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News From the Children's Bureau

CBX highlights new joint guidance from the U.S. Departments of Education and of Health and Human Services, as well as an initiative working to end youth homelessness by learning from efforts geared toward veterans and the chronically homeless.

Child Welfare Research

Find the latest issue of the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare's CW360° and a brief presenting an updated theoretical framework for two-generation models for interrupting poverty cycles.

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.