Friday, March 15, 2013

Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert March 2013

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Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert! March 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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What's New

Annual Report to Congress on State Child Welfare Expenditures reported on the CFS-101
Provides national totals of planned spending by service category for the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services program and planned and actual spending by service category for the Promoting Safe and Stable Families program.
Programs for Families Affected by HIV/AIDS Webpage
Features resources to support children and families affected by HIV/AIDS and to help reduce the risk factors of child maltreatment in families with caregivers who are impacted by HIV/AIDs.


Access to Adoption Records
Discusses laws that provide for access to both nonidentifying and identifying information from an adoption record by adoptive parents and adult adopted persons.

In This Month's CBX

The March issue of Children's Bureau Express (CBX) highlights research on reunification outcomes among incarcerated parents and their children in foster care, characteristics of imprisoned parents, and the benefits of contact visitation.
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?

Treatment & Trauma-Informed Care Web Section
This section provides information on building trauma-informed systems, assessing and treating trauma, addressing secondary trauma in caseworkers, and trauma training.

Upcoming Conferences

We will be at the following upcoming conferences. Please stop by and see us if you will be attending!
March 22–23: Child Sexual Abuse & Trauma in the African-American Community: The Shame, The Blame & The Solutions, in Baltimore, MD
April 7–10: 31st Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, in Tulsa, OK
April 14–17: CWLA's 2013 National Conference Making Children and Families a Priority: Raising the Bar, in Washington, DC at booth 31

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Contact Information

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Phone: 800.394.3366
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