• March 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 3

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.

  • Interviewing Children With Disabilities
    Interviewing children with disabilities about alleged abuse can be challenging for even the most seasoned child welfare professional and/or investigator. In its October 2013 newsletter, the Office...

  • Kinship Process Mapping
    Federal and State child welfare policy promotes kinship placement for children and youth who cannot safely live with their parents. Although studies show that placement with extended family can...

  • Quality Assessments in Child Welfare
    Assessment is a fundamental part of child welfare work, from intake to adoption, and is conducted by child protective services (CPS) and other child welfare-related professionals to help ensure...

  • Suicide Prevention for Youth
    Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth ages 15–24. Youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system, especially those in residential facilities, have higher rates...

  • Parental Access to Mental and Behavioral Health Supports
    A November 2013 policy brief on the PolicyforResults.org website highlights the Affordable Care Act and States' opportunities to improve access to health care for parents and families involved...

  • Caregiver and Community Capacity Logic Model
    The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University produced a logic model highlighting how policies and programs that strengthen caregiver and community capacities can build healthy...