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New & Updated Publications
Belonging Matters—Helping Youth Explore Permanency
Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect
Updated Resource Pages
How to Report Suspected Child Maltreatment
Engaging Families in System Reform
Did You Know?
Families who adopt children from other racial, ethnic, or cultural backgrounds may face unique challenges. As children and youth form their racial and cultural identity, it is important for parents to gain awareness and learn how to help. The following resources support families and professionals involved in transracial/transcultural adoptions and share perspectives from people who were transracially adopted:
In this Month's CBX: Trauma-Informed Care and Adverse Childhood Experiences
Child Welfare Information Gateway will be at these upcoming conference(s). Please stop by and see the team. Be sure to visit Information Gateway's conference calendar to view and/or submit upcoming events!
October 17–18, 2019: International Social Service's 7th Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD
October 20–23, 2019: National Staff Development and Training Association's 2019 Education Conference, Long Beach, CA
October 21–22, 2019: 38th Annual Michigan Statewide Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment, Plymouth, MI
October 24–27, 2019: Council on Social Work Education's 65th Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO
October 28–30, 2019: The Georgia Conference on Children and Families, Augusta, GA
November 2–5, 2019: National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth's 31st Annual Conference, Washington, DC
November 12–14, 2019: 2019 National Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantees Training, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Updates From the Capacity Building Center for States
Our Becoming a Family-Focused System series is designed to help child welfare professionals apply strategies to assess, shift, and monitor their agency’s culture and climate with the goal of partnering more closely with families and providing services that better strengthen family connections.
Explore the new resources in the series:
For more information and news from the Center for States, visit our website.
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