• March 2000
  • Vol. 1, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Children's Bureau Launches Electronic Digest
    Welcome to the first issue of the "Children's Bureau Express." The "CB Express" is a monthly electronic digest for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and...
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  • Federal Law Targets Funds to Child Abuse Prevention
    New Federal legislation awaiting the President's signature will boost resources available to child abuse and neglect prevention efforts nationwide by giving States more leeway in how they spend...
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  • HHS and DOJ Will Jointly Fund Community Initiatives Addressing Child Maltreatment and Domestic Violence
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Justice will jointly fund demonstration projects in five communities focused on collaborative interventions for battered women...
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  • Adoption 2002 Nominated for Innovations in Government Award
    The national Adoption 2002 initiative has been nominated by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for an Innovations in American Government award. The competition is jointly...
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  • HHS Releases Kinship Care Multi-State Study
    With increasing numbers of children placed with relatives rather than in foster care, data on these "kinship care" placements are needed. Child welfare policies and practices, which were...
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  • HHS-Funded Research on Children With Sexual Behavior Problems
    A new set of publications provides a resource for professionals who assess and treat children with sexual behavior problems. "Children with Sexual Behavior Problems: Assessment and Treatment"...
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  • Annual Child Abuse Prevention Month Slated for April
    National, State, and local organizations will recognize April 2000 as Child Abuse Prevention Month, an annual observation aimed at educating individuals and communities about how they can help...
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  • Final Rule Implementing Child Welfare Laws Aims to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families
    New regulations that take effect this month significantly alter the process and tighten the standards by which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will evaluate State compliance...
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  • Report Takes Detailed Look at Federal Independent Living Program
    A new report released by the Children's Bureau this month analyzes a decade of State data on the Federal Independent Living Program, which helps young people move from foster care to...
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  • P.L. 105-89 Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997: Issues for Tribes and States Serving Indian Children
    David Simmons and Jack Trope. The National Indian Child Welfare Association, Inc., and The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement. November 1999; 32 pages. When...
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