May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017: Over 225 attendees, representing 35 states and 6 tribal nations, visited Phoenix, Arizona May 23rd through 25th to attend the 21st annual National Title IV-E Roundtable conference.

Attendees participated in four plenary sessions focused on: 1) Social Work Education & University Partnerships; 2) Research, Evaluation & Assessment; 3) Training & Workforce Development; and 4) Collaboration & Partnership. Twenty roundtable break-out sessions followed each plenary to allow participants to learn more about what state partners have had success with in each area, as well as to learn from challenges and opportunities. The afternoons of Day 1 & Day 2 provided skill-building opportunities with two national Title IV-E experts, Don Schmid and Carl Valentine, followed by opportunities for state & federal region action planning.

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March 22, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

With only 60 days to go before the 21st Annual National Title IV-E Conference is hosted here by ASU's Center for Child Well-Being in Phoenix, AZ, we'd like to have a little fun with our rendition of Adele's worldwide hit, "Hello"

March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017: ASU's Center for Child Well-Being will be hosting the National Title IV-E Roundtable May 23rd to 25th, 2017 at The Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

December 16, 2016

The Center for Child Well-Being currently has the following position openings:

October 27, 2016

October 26-27, 2016: As a Network Partner of the Ashoka Changemakers Childwellbeing Initiative, we are so proud to have been included in the 2 day Build Event in Chicago to explore how to build demand for a culture of Children's Wellbeing.

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October 20, 2016

October 20, 2016: The 4th Annual Preventive Health Collaborative (PHC) Forum made the front page of the Phoenix New Times as their top story. Unfortunately, Arizona ranks 49th in children's health measures, but PHC has brought together amazing partners and speakers to address what we can do together to improve our ranking and improve the lives of children in Arizona.

October 20, 2016


Although 80% of foster youth aspire to postsecondary education, research shows that only 3% successfully complete an undergraduate degree, compared with 24% of the general population. In 2013, Arizona Senate Bill 1208 provided tuition waivers for former foster youth, however only 28 students at ASU used the waiver during the Spring 2014 semester.

September 23, 2016

September 21, 2016: DCS Director Greg McKay presents positive progress to Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee. New data updates to the DCS Dashboard (click here) include the following highlights:

September 21, 2016

September 20, 2016: Newly released report, Kids' Share 2016, provides a detailed analysis on federal spending intended for children. The project, commissioned by First Focus and produced by the Urban Institute with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, predicts a continued decline in the share of federal spending for children.

August 23, 2016

August 24, 2016: Have you heard the social media buzz about the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016? The Children's Defense Fund has produced a short and clear 2-page fact sheet which highlights the opportunities to better serve children and families at earlier points in time.