Thursday, December 20, 2012

Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert! - Child Maltreatment 2011

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Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert! December 2012

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What's New

Child Maltreatment 2011
Get national and State statistics on child abuse and neglect from the Children's Bureau, which shows a steady decline in the number of victims for the fifth consecutive year.

Engaging Families in Case Planning
Discusses the importance of involving families in case planning and provides strategies for caseworkers and agencies that can encourage and support family engagement.

Rural Child Welfare Practice
Highlights the importance of understanding the diverse needs, strengths, and resources of children and families from rural areas.


Finding and Using Postadoption Services
Describes some of the issues that may arise in adoptive families after adoption and how the needs of adopted children and youth change according to their age and developmental stage.

Intestate Inheritance Rights for Adopted Persons
Discusses the right of an adopted child to inherit from his or her adoptive parents whether or not the parent has written a will.

Parental Drug Use as Child Abuse
Presents laws that address the issue of substance abuse by parents.

Use of Advertising and Facilitators in Adoptive Placements
Reviews States laws that permit, regulate, or prohibit the use of advertising or facilitators in private or independent adoptions.

In This Month's CBX

The December/January issue of Children's Bureau Express (CBX) spotlights social media strategy and policy suggestions from the NRC for Child Welfare Data and Technology, a framework for developing social media privacy guidelines, and research on teen perceptions of social media's effect on their well-being.
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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Did You Know?

Domestic Violence Web Section
This section provides resources on addressing domestic violence and working with service providers to ensure the safety of children and preservation of families.

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