• August 2016
  • Vol. 17, No. 6

Spotlight on Family Engagement

Engaging and partnering with families involved in child welfare is the foundation of good casework practice. This month's CBX features resources highlighting the importance of family engagement and offering guidance and strategies to help professionals better partner with families.

  • Multidisciplinary Parent Representation
    When children cannot remain safely in their homes and placement in foster care becomes necessary, child welfare agencies must work diligently to reunite them with their birth parents (and/or...

  • Engaging Parents in Developing Positive Parenting Behaviors
    Parenting interventions are structured activities aimed at engaging parents in ways that will help them develop positive parenting behaviors, such as nurturing, discipline, teaching, monitoring,...

  • Improving Father Engagement
    The National Abandoned Infants Assistance (AIA) Resource Center released a research-to-practice brief to assist agencies and professionals from a variety of disciplines in better engaging fathers...

  • Measuring Outcomes for Home Visiting Programs
    Home visiting programs to support at-risk families with children under age 5 are present throughout the United States, but measuring the outcomes of these programs can be challenging for States....