• March 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 2

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Quality Improvement Centers Update
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau began funding Quality Improvement Centers (QICs) in fiscal year (FY) 2001 as part of an effort to support regional research and...

  • Preview: 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    "Protecting Children, Promoting Healthy Families, and Preserving Communities" is the theme of the 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, which will be held April 16–21 in Portland,...

  • Prevention Packet Available Soon
    "Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community: 2007 Resource Packet" will be available in mid-March for ordering or downloading from the Child Welfare Information Gateway website. This year's...

  • National Women's Health Week
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will celebrate National Women's Health Week (NWHW) during May 13–19 , 2007, and its signature event, National Women's Check-Up Day, on May...

  • Two New User Manuals Released
    The Children’s Bureau has expanded its revised series of free User Manuals with the release of two new titles on the topics of courts and child neglect. "Working With the Courts in Child...

  • Workbook Series Addresses Michigan Workforce Issues
    As part of a larger project for promoting recruitment and retention of the child welfare workforce in Michigan, Michigan State University and its partners have produced a workbook series for child...

  • Spring Teleconferences
    The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (NRCOI) has announced its series of seven teleconferences that address some of the challenges of child welfare agency...

  • FRIENDS Teleconferences Now Online
    FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) recently updated its teleconference archives with the addition of the following titles: * Peer Review in...

  • 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....