• November/December 2001
  • Vol. 2, No. 6

Spotlight on National Adoption Month

  • Children's Bureau Unveils Adoption Month Site for 2001
    Adoption professionals across the United States should plan to make a virtual trip this November to the new National Adoption Month site, sponsored by the Children's Bureau at...

  • HHS Awards Adoption Bonuses
    In September, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded 35 States and the District of Columbia approximately $11 million in bonuses for increasing adoptions of children from...

  • HHS Promotes Adoption through Discretionary and Training Grants
    More than $11 million in grants have recently been released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to fund programs that promote adoption. Announced on September 30, the...

  • Jurisdictions Celebrate National Adoption Day
    Many children waiting in foster care across the United States permanently joined their "forever families" on the second annual National Adoption Day, Saturday, November 17. The Los...

  • Newly Modified APHSA Database to Assist with ICPC
    With a 3-year adoption opportunities grant from the Children's Bureau, the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) was tasked with facilitating, expediting, and improving the...

  • Website Publishes Feedback on Draft Intercountry Adoption Standards
    Under the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 (PL 106-279), the State Department was charged with preparing a draft of standards for public comment and preparing a statement of work for...

  • School Adoption Resource Supports Parents and Teachers
    Although educators are trained to be sensitive to a culturally diverse student population, the special needs of adoptive children are often overlooked. A new resource book guides adoptive parents...