• Dec 2009/Jan 2010
  • Vol. 10, No. 10

News From the Children's Bureau

CBX brings you news about reports on children's violence exposure and on disaster preparedness, a process for linking birth and foster parents, and the latest from the Training & Technical Assistance Network.

  • Survey Reveals Extent of Violence in Children's Lives
    The results of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NSCEV) indicate that more than 60 percent of children were directly or indirectly exposed to violence within the past year....

  • Report Identifies Shortcomings in Disaster Preparedness
    A new report presents preliminary findings from a comprehensive study assessing the needs of children when preparing for, responding to, and recovering from major disasters and emergencies. The...

  • "Bridging the Gap" Between Birth and Foster Parents
    The following is part of a series of occasional articles on programs that come to the attention of the National CFSR Team during their reviews. Children in foster care have a more positive...

  • Updates From the T&TA Network
    The Children's Bureau's Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Network continues to produce resources that can help States and Tribes in their work with children and families. Some recent...

  • 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....