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Dec/Jan 2011Vol. 11, No. 10Spotlight on In-Home Services

This month, CBX spotlights in-home services, which refer to all the services provided in the home and elsewhere that support families with children living at home. In-home services include early prevention services as well as postreunification services. Read about the new National Resource Center and about promising practices in in-home services.

News From the Children's Bureau

Find links to the latest Children's Bureau and other Federal child welfare news, including the new adoption ad campaign, reports on Family Connections grantees, the latest from the T&TA Network, and more.

Child Welfare Research

Child welfare news includes two research reports on children in foster care: one on the use of psychotropic drugs and another on identifying social-emotional problems. Other articles look at a new practice model and updated outcomes for children of unmarried parents.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

CBX links you to useful tools for supporting LGBTQ youth and working with the courts to reduce overrepresentation of minority youth, and, for Tribes, some implications of Fostering Connections.

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.