• May 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 4

News From the Children's Bureau

The May issue of CBX brings you news about the Adoption Excellence Award nominations and the newly appointed directors for five HHS Regions, CB-funded grantee syntheses and a grantee site visit, the latest from the Training & Technical Assistance Network, and more.

  • Children's Bureau Service Wins Citizen Service Award
    The Children's Bureau recently won the prestigious Citizen Service Award, presented annually to government agencies that have achieved excellence in customer service and citizen engagement. The...

  • Nominations Open for Adoption Excellence Awards
    Each year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families (ACF) presents Adoption Excellence Awards to recognize individuals, families, and...

  • HHS Announces Five More New Regional Directors
    On April 6, 2010, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the appointment of five new HHS Regional Directors, who will act as Secretary Sebelius's...

  • Syntheses of CB Grant Clusters Debut on Web
    Child Welfare Information Gateway has added a new feature to its website: discretionary grant syntheses. The Children's Bureau awards discretionary grants for research and program development to...

  • Site Visit: Leadership Training Promotes Family Group Conferencing
    The goal of the National Child Welfare Leadership Institute (NCWLI) is to build leadership skills in mid-level managers in public and Tribal child welfare agencies to improve outcomes for...

  • Site Visit: Child-Specific Recruitment for African-American Children
    In 2005, the Children's Bureau's National Resource Center for Adoption (NRCA) established the Minority Adoption Leadership Development Institute (MALDI) to enhance the leadership skills of...

  • 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...

  • NIS-4 Finds Race Differences in Child Maltreatment Rates
    The most recent implementation of the National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect, the NIS-4, found race differences in maltreatment rates, with Black children experiencing maltreatment at...

  • 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....