Read about new kinship care guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics that highlight how doctors can take a more active role in promoting safety and well-being in kinship care families, the positive effects of kinship care on youth, a pilot study on a training program for strengthening the bonds between young children and their kinship caregivers, and additional information regarding kinship care and the child welfare system.
- Kinship Involvement Linked to Better Psychological Adjustment for Youth
- Study Examines Educational Outcomes of Youth in Kinship and Foster Care
- New Kinship Care Guidelines From the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Study Shows Effectiveness of Parenting Skills Training for Kinship Caregivers
- New Research on the Characteristics, Needs of Kinship Adoptive Families
Spotlight on National Adoption Month
Spotlight on Youth Homelessness
News From the Children's Bureau
Read a recent report from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation that examines the prevalence of children who are overweight or obese and served by Head Start and Early Head Start programs as well as a listing of the latest updates to the Children's Bureau website.
We highlight a report from Casey Family Programs that explores emerging research linking positive experiences in childhood with healthy outcomes for children and families and their ability to mitigate the effects of early adverse childhood experiences. We also feature a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics that explores a systematic approach to implementing shared decision-making when working with children with disabilities and their families.
This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other instruments that provide either evidence-based strategies or other concrete help to child welfare and related professionals.
This section of CBX 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.
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.