Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Children's Bureau Express: July/August 2014 Edition Alert

Children's Bureau Express Welcome to the monthly email alert from Children's Bureau Express
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.
carot The Co-Occurrence of Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment
carot Chadwick Trauma-Informed Systems Project
carot Child Welfare Case Outcomes Affected by Domestic Violence
carot Preventing DV Among Immigrant, Refugee Families
carot Factsheet for Parents on Effects of Domestic 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.
carot Associate Commissioner's Page
carot CAPTA's 40th Anniversary
carot My Brother's Keeper Initiative
carot Nominations Open for Adoption Excellence Awards
carot CB Website Updates
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.
carot NRCA's Readiness Assessment Tool
carot NRCCPS' Training and Technical Assistance
carot More Updates From the T&TA Network
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.
carot New CW360ยบ Focuses on Well-Being
carot Examining Economic and Social Data Across Ethnic Groups
carot New Dissemination Tools for CAN Research Report
carot Teen Pregnancy Among Youth in Foster Care
carot Transitional Living Program Evaluation
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 related professionals.
carot Keeping Immigrant Families Together
carot Services and Supports That Reduce Toxic Stress
carot Trauma-Focused Courts
carot Youth Credit Preservation in Wisconsin
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.
carot Helping Children Cope With Death and Trauma
carot Medicaid Service Delivery for Children and Youth
carot New Report, Webpage on Reducing Child Poverty
Training and Conferences

carot Training Youth Advocates on Health-Care Law
carot Conferences
Children's Bureau Express is designed for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Children's Bureau Express is supported by the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and published by Child Welfare Information Gateway. Articles in Children's Bureau Express are presented for informational purposes only; their inclusion does not represent an endorsement by the Children's Bureau or Child Welfare Information Gateway.
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