March 2011Vol. 12, No. 2New! On the Children's Bureau Site
The Children's Bureau website carries information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, Federal reporting, and much more. The "New on Site" section includes grant announcements, policy announcements, agency information, and recently released publications.
Recent additions to the website include:
- Information Memorandum (IM)-11-01, Child Welfare and Head Start Partnerships: Partnering With Families Involved in Head Start and Early Head Start Programs (www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/laws_policies/policy/im/2011/im1101.htm)
- IM-11-02, Public Law 111-320, the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010, to inform States of the enactment of the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010 and provide basic information on the resulting changes in the CAPTA grants to States for child abuse or neglect prevention and treatment programs (www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/laws_policies/policy/im/2011/im1102.htm)
- Program Instruction (PI)-11-01, Guidelines for implementing recent changes to the title IV-E foster care eligibility redetermination policy in a Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) environment and the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/laws_policies/policy/pi/2011/pi1101.htm).
- PI-11-02, To provide information about the implementation of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/laws_policies/policy/pi/2011/pi1102.htm).
Visit the Children's Bureau website often to see what's new!