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April 2019Vol. 20, No. 3Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This month's issue of CBX highlights National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Read a message from Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau, that highlights the need to reflect on what can be done within our professional and private lives to help create the conditions for strong and thriving families and communities where children are safe from abuse and neglect. The issue also includes a variety of resources and publications for professionals and families that focus on the importance of preventing child maltreatment.

News From the Children's Bureau

Read about what's new for this year's National Child Abuse Prevention Month; a Child Welfare Information Gateway podcast that discusses how a Washington, DC, agency improved its community prevention response to child abuse and neglect; and a list of the latest additions to the CB website.

Child Welfare Research

We highlight a recent study that aimed to evaluate the efficacy of interventions in preventing child maltreatment and a review of parenting education programs and their effectiveness in reducing repeat cases of child physical abuse.

Strategies and Tools for Practice

This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other resources 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.

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.