• Dec 2003/Jan 2004
  • Vol. 4, No. 10

News From the Children's Bureau

  • President Signs Adoption Promotion Act of 2003
    On Tuesday, December 2, 2003, the President signed into law the Adoption Promotion Act of 2003 (H.R. 3182). The legislation enacts the President's proposal to extend the Adoption Incentive...

  • HHS Honors 30 Groups, Individuals for Adoption Excellence
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced 30 Adoption Excellence Award winners in early November. Given annually since 1997, the awards honor States,...

  • Culturally Competent Practice With Urban Indian Children and Families
    "Note: The development of this training curriculum was funded by the Children's Bureau, Grant # 90CT0057. This is the first in a new series of articles highlighting successful Children's Bureau...

  • National Web-Based Broadcasts Address CFSR Issues
    An ongoing series of Web-based broadcasts by the National Resource Center for Foster Care and Permanency Planning (NRCFCPP) addresses issues raised by the Federal Child and Family Services Reviews...

  • National Court Improvement Catalog
    The new National Court Improvement Catalog (http://apps.americanbar.org/child/rclji/courtimp.html), developed by the National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues, is a...

  • Independent Living Conference
    Registration information will be available in early January for the 2004 Pathways to Adulthood National Independent Living/Transitional Living Conference, scheduled to take place at the Omni...