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At CANTASD, we understand the importance of being able to access useful information quickly, and at the level of detail most helpful to you. We offer a range of resources tailored to the front end of the child welfare system, with links to more in-depth information and tools. Learning opportunities include the Building Community, Building Hope video series, Digital Dialogues, and content from the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN).

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20th NCCAN: Looking Forward

We thank everyone who participated in the 20th NCCAN and brought your ideas, energy, and commitment to the table. To continue the conversation, CANTASD will hold a series of post-conference events. The schedule will be announced soon. Please contact us at to subscribe to the CANTASD mailing list and receive updates.

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Building Community, Building Hope is a video series showing real-world, collaborative solutions to the problem of child abuse and neglect.

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16th Annual National CRP Conference

May 10-12, 2017

Anchorage, AK

Featuring many networking and educational opportunities for CRP members, state coordinators, and child welfare staff and partners.

Training and Technical Assistance

Are you looking for training and technical assistance? Check out the links below.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

The Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to print and electronic publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools for improving child welfare practice, including resources that can be shared with families. Topics include child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.

Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative

The Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative offers universal, constituency, and tailored services to help public child welfare agencies, Tribes, and courts enhance and mobilize the human and organizational assets necessary to meet Federal standards and requirements; improve child welfare practice and administration; and achieve safety, permanency, and well-being outcomes for children, youth, and families.

FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention

The FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) provides targeted training and technical assistance and offers a variety of information relevant to the prevention community.

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)

NCSACW – An initiative of the Department of Health and Human Services and jointly funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN). The NCSACW aims to improve family recovery, safety and stability by advancing practices and collaboration among agencies, organizations and courts working with families affected by substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders and child abuse or neglect.

National Child Welfare Workforce Institute

The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute provides leadership development training, mentoring, and technical assistance to mid-level managers in public and tribal child welfare agencies throughout the country. Participation is intended to increase the effectiveness of mid-level managers and to build human capital needed in child welfare agencies in order to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families in those systems.

National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health

The National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health is dedicated to helping states, tribes, territories and communities build systems of care that improve access to quality care and improve outcomes for children with or at risk of emotional disorders and their families.