Friday, September 13, 2013

Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert! September 2013

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Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert! September 2013

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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.
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Get Ready for National Adoption Month 2013

Explore the National Adoption Month website to find a wealth of resources, including a video gallery, related to this November's theme of "Partnering for Permanency."

What's New

Children's Bureau Spotlight Video Series
Features Children's Bureau staff sharing insights into critical aspects of their work to protect children and strengthen families.
Child Welfare Outcomes 2008-2011
Describes national and State performance in achieving safety, permanency, and well-being outcomes for children served by child welfare programs.


Long-Term Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect
Explains the physical, psychological, behavioral, and societal effects of child abuse and neglect.
Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused: A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents
Provides information on understanding the impact of child sexual abuse, establishing family guidelines for safety and privacy, and seeking help when needed.
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
Informs community organizations and individual citizens about how they can help strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect.
Supporting & Preserving Families Web Section
Offers information and resources on family support and family preservation services, including in-home services and resources for managers.
What Is Child Abuse and Neglect? Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms
(¿Qué Es el Abuso y la Negligencia de Menores? Reconociendo los Indicios y los Síntomas)

Describes the legal definition, different types, and common signs of child abuse and neglect.
Working With LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care Web Section
Highlights information and resources on supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in out-of-home care.

In This Month's CBX

The September issue of Children's Bureau Express (CBX) looks at how the child welfare field is using Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) to evaluate and enhance interventions for children and families.
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Did You Know?

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