• July/August 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 7

News From the Children's Bureau

Nominations for the annual Adoption Excellence Awards are now being accepted. We also highlight a new online publication that tells the 40-year story of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) of 1974.

  • Associate Commissioner's Page
    The following is the monthly message from JooYeun Chang, the Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau. Each message focuses on the current CBX Spotlight theme and highlights the Bureau's...

  • CAPTA's 40th Anniversary
    On January 31, 1974, President Nixon signed the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), bringing the Federal Government into a leadership role in the prevention and treatment of child...

  • My Brother's Keeper Initiative
    In February, President Obama joined with both private-sector and philanthropic organizations to launch My Brother's Keeper, a new interagency initiative aimed at promoting successful outcomes for...

  • 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...

  • CB Website Updates
    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. ...