- April 2014
- Vol. 15, No. 4
CB Website Updates
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.
In addition to the items listed below, the Children's Bureau shared three new videos that highlight the National Youth in Transition Database's data collection efforts on youth aging out of foster care, including findings from the first year of data collection and results from over 17,000 surveys conducted with youth in foster care. The videos are available here:
Recent additions to the site include:
- Cost Analysis in Program Evaluation: A Guide for Child Welfare Researchers and Service Providers – This guide on child welfare evaluation is relevant to a variety of audiences, including program directors, evaluators, agency administrators, and other stakeholders:
- PI-14-01–This Program Instruction provides instruction on the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Children's Justice Act Grants to States Under the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act:
- Writing and Evaluating an RFP – This webinar, sponsored by the Children's Bureau's Division of State Systems, is the second webinar in the FY2014 Back to Basics: Procurement and Project Management series:
- A Roadmap for Collaborative and Effective Evaluation in Tribal Communities – This guide identifies values and priorities that can foster trust and build the knowledge and skills of Tribes, their evaluation partners, and other stakeholders to conduct more useful and meaningful evaluations of child welfare programs:
- Summary Table of the Active Title IV-E Child Welfare Waiver Demonstrations – This document provides a summary of active waiver demonstration programs as of September 2013:
For information about the Children's Bureau's 100-year history, download the new e-book, The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood:
Visit the Children's Bureau website often to see what's new!