Friday, September 14, 2012

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September 2012

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The following new and updated publications and resources are now available from Child Welfare Information Gateway. Use the links listed below, or contact us to request print copies, which we will mail you free if they are available.

What's New

Child Welfare Outcomes 2007-2010: Report to Congress
This report is designed to inform Congress and professionals related to the child welfare field about national and State performance on several measures of outcomes for children served by child welfare systems throughout the country.

Making Healthy Choices: A Guide on Psychotropic Medications for Youth in Foster Care
A guide written for youth in foster care that looks at ways to handle powerful feelings and behaviors and make healthy choices. Find it on the National Resource Center for Youth Development website:


Selecting and Working With a Therapist Skilled in Adoption
Offers information on the different types of therapy and providers available to help adoptive families and how to find an appropriate therapist.

In This Month's CBX

The September issue of Children's Bureau Express (CBX) highlights the Next Steps program in Rockland County, NY, which integrates services from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and child welfare.

The CBX Centennial Series, CB Decade-by-Decade, features articles that examine highlights from each decade of the Children's Bureau's first 100 years.
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