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June 2013, Vol. 14, No. 5
News From the Children's Bureau A new Funding Opportunity Announcement
has been made available by the Administration on Children, Youth and
Families, and we also highlight the final report from NSCAW II Wave 2.
Spotlight on Child Welfare and Immigration This month, CBX looks at the intersection
between child welfare and immigration. We highlight the Migration and
Child Welfare National Network and its resources for child welfare and
related professionals, The Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's
Services technical assistance center, research on the effect of
immigration enforcement on children and families, and more.
Training and Technical Assistance Network Updates Learn about the new issue of The Roundtable—which
is focused on postadoption support and preservation services—new tools
available through the In-Depth Technical Assistance Program, in-home
services for families affected by substance abuse, and other updates
from the T&TA Network.
Child Welfare News CBX points to a series of white papers on
States' implementation of the Fostering Connections to Success and
Increasing Adoptions Act, an evaluation of a new birth assessment
initiative providing individualized services to teen parents in foster
care, and new research on sexual abuse of children with disabilities.
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