• October 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 8


  • New Statistics on the Status of Children
    Two new data sets have been released that address the status and well-being of children in the United States. A new feature of the "KIDS COUNT Data Book," from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is an...

  • The Role of State Legislators in the Child and Family Services Reviews
    Through their roles in providing agency oversight, policy directives, and operational funding, State legislators can be key participants in efforts to reform child welfare systems. Three new...

  • Investigating Child Fatalities
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released a new title in its series of Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, "Investigating Child Fatalities." The...

  • Healthy Steps for Young Children
    The Healthy Steps for Young Children program emphasizes a close relationship between health-care professionals and parents to support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of...

  • National Sex Offender Public Registry Available Online
    A new national web-based search tool to obtain information about sex offenders is now available. Coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, this cooperative effort between State agencies that...

  • Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice Website
    The Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice (CECP), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, supports a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and adjustment of...

  • William T. Grant Foundation
    The William T. Grant Foundation has issued a request for proposals to support intervention research to improve youth-serving organizations, such as schools and community-based organizations. The...

  • Federal Funding for Workforce Development Initiatives
    The Finance Project has produced a new resource in its "Finding Funding" series. The new guide focuses on identifying Federal funding for workforce development initiatives. The guide...