• February 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Leavitt Confirmed as New Secretary of Health and Human Services
    Michael O. Leavitt, former Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), was confirmed by the Senate on January 26, 2004, to be President George W. Bush's new Secretary of Health...
    More

  • 15th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    Register now for the 15th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, April 18 to 23, 2005, in Boston, MA. The theme of this year's conference is "Supporting Promising Practices and...
    More

  • Dr. Wade Horn Addresses United Nations
    Dr. Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, addressed the United Nations General Assembly on December 6, 2004, at a...
    More

  • Barriers and Promising Approaches to Foster Care Adoption
    Last year's release of data from the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico provided the most comprehensive information to date on...
    More

  • Promising Strategies to Strengthen Tribal Families
    On November 17, 2004, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released a series of reports on the Promoting Safe and Stable Families...
    More

  • New Releases in the OCAN User Manual Series
    The Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently released two more publications in its popular User Manual series. The first,...
    More

  • Cultural Competence Training
    A new family support resource on cultural competence has been made available by the National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (FRIENDS).This training tool,...
    More