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The Grantee Connection: Stay Connected to Resources and Lessons Learned
June is Reunification Month
Help Us Improve National Foster Care Month
New & Updated Publications
Leaving Your Child Home Alone
Promoting Permanency for Older Youth in Out-of-Home Care
Did You Know?
The goal of foster care is to provide support to families in need and increase the percentage of families working toward reunification. In fact, since 2007, the largest increase in permanency goals for children has been reunification. Read more about the latest foster care numbers and trends in Foster Care Statistics. Get strategies and information on how to build on family strengths, involve families in decision-making, advocate for improving families' conditions, and engage communities to support families.
In this Month's CBX: Spotlight on Child Welfare Workforce Development
Information Gateway will be at the following upcoming conferences. Please stop by and see the team. Be sure to visit Information Gateway's conference calendar to view and/or submit upcoming events!
June 18–22, 2019: American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Annual Colloquium, Salt Lake City, UT
June 25–28, 2019: Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference, New Orleans, LA
July 8–10, 2019: Florida Coalition for Children (FCC) Annual Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL
July 10–12, 2019: National Family and Community Engagement Conference, Reno, NV
Updates From the Capacity Building Center for States
New series! Our Becoming a Family-Focused System series is designed to help agency leaders and staff assess, build, and sustain positive organizational culture and climate change in the areas of collaborative service array development, family engagement, and continuity of relationships.
Explore the first resources in the series and stay tuned for more!
For more information and news from the Center for States, visit our website.
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