• October 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 9


  • Newsletter Focuses on Rural Child Welfare Practice
    Rural areas may face challenges that urban areas do not, including greater poverty, fewer employment opportunities, and a scarcity of service providers. Yet a recent newsletter from the North...

  • Issue Briefs on Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
    Child Welfare Information Gateway recently published two issue briefs on specific types of cognitive behavioral therapy designed to help traumatized and abused children and their families. Both...

  • Parent Materials for Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome
    The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome has developed new educational materials for parents based on extensive clinical trials with more than 4,000 parents in maternity departments, pediatric...

  • Online Newsletter Focuses on Prevention
    Prevent Child Abuse America now offers an online newsletter, "Nurturing Families E-Newsletter." Each issue features news and stories on prevention research and community prevention efforts. Other...

  • Ready by 21
    The Forum for Youth Investment believes that young people need support in order to be "Ready by 21"—for college, work, and life. As a nonprofit organization that supports policymakers, funders,...

  • Call for Proposals: Developing Systems of Care
    Proposals are due this month for the biennial Georgetown University Training Institutes, which offer an opportunity to obtain indepth, practical information on how to develop and operate...

  • Funding for Sustainability
    Private funding sources, including foundations and corporations, increasingly emphasize program sustainability when making funding decisions. To help foundation leaders and donors assess the...