• December 2016
  • Vol. 17, No. 9

News From the Children's Bureau

We highlight an NCFY Voices podcast focusing on engaging parents in school programs to prevent teen pregnancy, as well as an article about the importance of healthy marriages and stable fatherhood in the life of a child.

  • Resources for Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act
    In December 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. ESSA includes foster care provisions, which take effect December 10, 2016, that emphasize the importance of...

  • New Regulations Enhance Access to Domestic Violence Services
    In an effort to address the national social public health challenges caused by domestic violence, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) funds emergency domestic violence...

  • Fiscal Year 2016 Discretionary Grants Awarded
    Each year, the Children's Bureau identifies child welfare knowledge gaps and service needs and uses a competitive peer-review process to fund projects designed to meet these needs. A summary of...

  • Using Administrative Data to Inform Program Improvement
    State and Federal agencies daily collect administrative data, with much of it consisting of official information regarding participants in agency programs and services. A new issue brief from the...

  • Services for Transgender Youth
    The August 2016 edition of NCFY Reports focuses on how professionals can best serve transgender youth, particularly those in foster care. It includes articles covering the following topics: ...

  • 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....