• February 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Federal Legislation for Child Welfare
    Before adjourning for their winter break, the U.S. Congress passed two notable pieces of child welfare legislation. The Child and Family Services Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-288)...

  • Online Community for Workforce and Training
    Child Welfare Workforce Connection recently debuted as an online forum for discussion, collaboration, and the exchange of ideas and resources related to the child welfare workforce. Launched on...

  • Workforce Retention in Michigan
    A project run by the University of Michigan School of Social Work and the Michigan Family Independence Agency (now the Michigan Department of Human Services) is developing and piloting training...

  • AFCARS Research Brief Series
    The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) has released a series of research briefs that draw on data from the Children's Bureau's Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting...

  • New Youth Development Website
    The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Youth Development has a new and improved website. The user-friendly site features links to a variety of development programs; State, Federal and...

  • Child Welfare Training Innovations
    The fall 2006 issue of "Child Welfare Matters," produced by the National Child Welfare Resource Center on Organizational Improvement (NRCOI), focuses on innovations in child welfare training. The...

  • New! On the Children's Bureau Site
    The Children's Bureau website carries information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, Federal reporting, and much more....