• February 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

This month's CBX brings news about a number of Children's Bureau initiatives, including the AdoptUsKids photolisting successes, the release of the Court Performance Toolkit, launch of the Implementation Centers, and many new resources available through the T&TA Network.

  • From the Associate Commissioner's Office
    The change in Administration brings with it leadership changes here at the Children's Bureau. As we await the appointment of the new Associate Commissioner, Joe Bock has been named as the Acting...

  • AdoptUsKids Website Adoptions Exceed 10,000
    AdoptUsKids began the new year with an exciting announcement: More than 10,000 children in foster care photolisted on the AdoptUsKids website have been placed for adoption. Launched in 2002, the...

  • New Toolkit Measures Court Performance in Child Welfare
    The Children's Bureau and the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) have collaborated to produce the "Toolkit for Court Performance Measures in...

  • Implementation Centers Offer New Services to States and Tribes
    The Children's Bureau Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Network is expanding to include a number of new organizations that will provide additional information, training, technical...

  • Parent Education for Migrant Families
    Migrant and seasonal agricultural workers and their families often face poverty and acculturation difficulties that can result in negative health, education, and juvenile justice outcomes for...

  • Updates From the T&TA Network
    The Children's Bureau T&TA Network members continue to produce exciting resources to help States and Tribes improve outcomes for children and families in their child welfare systems. Some of the...

  • NSCAW Research on Child Welfare Populations
    The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) released four new research briefs analyzing outcomes for different populations involved with child welfare. The briefs focus on...

  • New! 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....