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July/August 2014 | Vol. 15, No. 7
Spotlight on Child Welfare and Domestic Violence This month, CBX draws attention to the
co-occurrence of child maltreatment and domestic violence (DV), points
to research on case outcomes for child welfare-involved families
affected by domestic violence, and highlights a factsheet series for
parents about how children may respond to family violence.
News From the Children's Bureau Nominations for the annual Adoption
Excellence Awards are now being accepted. We also highlight a new online
publication that tells the 40-year story of the Child Abuse Prevention
and Treatment Act (CAPTA) of 1974.
Training and Technical Assistance Network Updates Among other updates from the T&TA
Network, read about the National Resource Center for Adoption's (NRCA's)
readiness assessment tool to help States, Tribes, and territories
evaluate assets and readiness to provide postpermanence supports and
services for children, youth, and families.
Child Welfare Research This month, CBX points to a new issue of CW360°
that is focused on well-being in child welfare, new products to help
spread the messages from a 2013 report on child abuse research, and an
article on a project initiated by the National Center for Youth Law to
examine the problem of unwanted pregnancy among youth in foster care.
Strategies and Tools for Practice This section of CBX offers publications,
articles, reports, toolkits, and other instruments that provide either
evidence-based strategies or other concrete help to child welfare and
Resources This CBX section 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.
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