• September/October 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 7

News From the Children's Bureau

This month, we continue our Centennial Series with a brief look at the impact of immigration on children's issues in the early 20th century. We're also pleased to unveil the new CB logo and to bring you Commissioner Samuels' recent testimony to Congress. Read on for more new reports and items on the Children's Bureau website.

  • Centennial Series: Immigrant Children
    This is the fourth article in our Centennial Series, as we count down to the Children's Bureau's 100th anniversary next year. These articles address some of the social issues, practices, and...

  • Commissioner Samuels Testifies Before Congressional Committee
    Improving outcomes for abused and neglected children was the focus of testimony presented on June 16, 2011, before the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Human Resources by Bryan...

  • Children's Bureau Debuts New Logo
    As the Children's Bureau prepares to celebrate 100 years of service next year, a new logo is being introduced on the website, at conferences and key events, and on many other messages and...

  • AFCARS Shows Continued Drop in Foster Care Numbers
    In July, the Children's Bureau posted new statistics on the numbers of children involved with the child welfare system. Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Report #18...

  • New Reports Synthesize Waiver Demonstrations
    Two new publications from the Children's Bureau evaluate the results of child welfare waiver demonstration projects, in which certain requirements for using title IV-B and IV-E funds were waived...

  • Waiving Nonsafety Licensing Requirements for Relative Caregivers
    The Children's Bureau recently issued a new report to Congress that provides information from all 50 States, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia on their use of the licensing waiver option...

  • HHS/ACF Interoperability Toolkit Enhances Service Integration
    As States prepare for various technological changes and upgrades associated with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the...

  • 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....

  • CBX Survey Continues Through October
    We appreciate all the feedback we've received so far on our second-ever survey. We'll continue to collect data through October 28. Please tell us what you think about Children's Bureau Express by...