• February 2018
  • Vol. 19, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

We highlight findings from the most recent Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System data for fiscal year 2016, a research snapshot about how parental work schedules affect the way families use public or private early care and education and nonparental care services, a new podcast that highlights a child welfare veteran's perspective on the biggest lessons learned by agencies and professionals, and a list of the latest updates to the Children's Bureau website.

  • Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System Report #24
    The Children's Bureau has posted the most recent annual report providing preliminary estimates of Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) data for fiscal year (FY) 2016....
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  • Parent Work Schedules in Households With Young Children
    Work schedules affect the way parents use public or private early care and education and nonparental care services (e.g., daycare staff), particularly if they are parents to children under the age...
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  • 'Child Welfare Then and Now' Podcast Now Available
    Child Welfare Information Gateway's recently released podcast, "Child Welfare Then and Now," shares the perspective of Sekema Harmon, assistant division director of field operations for the...
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  • CB Website Updates
    The Children's Bureau website hosts information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, federal reporting, and much more. ...
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