Friday, June 14, 2013

Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert! June 2013

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Child Welfare Information Gateway E-lert! June 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

2013 CFSP/APSR Toolkits for States and Tribes
Provide information for both States and Tribes on developing Child and Family Service Plans (CFSPs) and Annual Progress and Services Reports (APSRs).
Out-of-Home Care Web Section
Presents a redesigned web section and includes four new subsections on Foster Care, Group and Residential Care, Family Finding/Recruiting and Retaining Resource Families, and Resources for Kinship Caregivers and Foster Families.
Well-Being Web Section
Offers information to help child welfare professionals stay abreast of current science, policy, practice, and systemic efforts to enhance child, youth, and family well-being.


Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities 2011: Statistics and Interventions
Presents statistics and information from Child Maltreatment 2011 on child fatalities due to abuse and neglect in the United States during Federal fiscal year (FFY) 2011.
Child Maltreatment 2011: Summary of Key Findings
Summarizes information from Child Maltreatment 2011, a report based on data submissions by State child protective services agencies for FFY 2011.
Foster Care Statistics 2011
Provides the most recent national statistical estimates for children and youth in foster care from FFY 2011 and also provides earlier data from FFY 2001 to show trends over time.
How the Child Welfare System Works
Offers a brief overview of the child welfare system and its purposes and functions.

In This Month's CBX

The June issue of Children's Bureau Express (CBX) looks at the intersection between child welfare and immigration.
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Did You Know?

Programs for Families Affected by HIV/AIDS
Find programs and strategies to support caregivers and reduce risk factors for child abuse and neglect in families with caregivers who are impacted by HIV/AIDs.

Upcoming Conferences

We will be at the following upcoming conferences. Please stop by and see us if you will be attending!
3rd National Parent Attorneys Conference
July 10-11, Washington, DC
15th American Bar Association National Conference on Children and the Law, "Raising the Bar: Lawyers as Partners for Family Well-Being"
July 12-13, Washington, DC

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Contact Information

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Phone: 800.394.3366
Chat live with an Information Specialist between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT.
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