• November 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 9

Spotlight on National Adoption Month

CBX covers Children's Bureau initiatives such as National Adoption Month and the Adoption Excellence Awards. New research and resources in the adoption field also make news.

  • Celebrate National Adoption Month!
    November is National Adoption Month, a time to celebrate the families and children brought together by adoption. Around the country, families, churches, agencies, and communities will celebrate...
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  • Honoring the Adoption Excellence Awardees
    Each year, the Children's Bureau presents Adoption Excellence Awards to honor those organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the adoption of children from foster...
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  • AFCARS Report on Foster Care and Adoption Trends
    A new report from the Children's Bureau tracks trends in adoption and foster care statistics from all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for the period of fiscal year (FY) 2002...
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  • Who Are Adoptive Parents?
    Men ages 18 to 44 years are more than twice as likely as women of the same age group to have adopted a child, according to a recent report released by the National Center for Health Statistics of...
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  • Family Attitudes Toward Open Adoption
    Two recently published studies indicate that birth families and adoptive families with open adoption arrangements are more satisfied with the arrangement and with the adoption process in general...
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  • Adoption-Friendly Workplaces
    The Adoption-Friendly Workplace is a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption that encourages employers to offer adoption benefits. This is the second year the Foundation has...
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  • How Adoption Subsidies Help Children With Special Needs
    Adoption subsidies have the potential to increase the number of foster children with special needs who achieve permanency. A new report from the North American Council on Adoptable Children...
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