• April 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 4
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Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

As part of our Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, CBX highlights a synthesis of the 20-year findings from the Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect; a new literature review of the role the protective factors play in populations served by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families; and more.


CB_large News From the Children's Bureau

A research brief from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation highlights the first-year implementation activities of 14 grantees awarded discretionary grants for the Coordination of Tribal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and Child Welfare Services to Tribal Families at Risk of Child Abuse or Neglect. We also point to new funding opportunity announcements.

Training and Technical Assistance Updates

The National Resource Center for Child Welfare Data and Technology officially released the web section for its Framework for Managing With Data, and we highlight other updates from members of the Children's Bureau's T&TA Network.

Child Welfare Research

We point to research on the feasibility and efficacy of supplementing a new mother's residential substance-abuse treatment with a brief and rigorous attachment-based parenting program, a report on efforts to improve permanence efforts in four States through the use of permanency roundtables, and more.

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.


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.