• June 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 5

News From the Children's Bureau

  • National Conference Focuses on Protecting Children and Promoting Healthy Families
    The 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect was held April 16–21, 2007, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. More than 1,600 professionals attended the conference, which...
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  • Nominations Open for Adoption Excellence Awards
    Do you know of an individual or program that has made a significant contribution to promoting successful adoptions of children from foster care? If so, take the time now to nominate your candidate...
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  • CFSR Training and Technical Assistance
    As States plan for the second round of the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs), they can draw on a new suite of training and technical assistance materials, courtesy of the National Child...
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  • Workforce Recruitment and Retention in New England
    A project by the University of Southern Maine's Child Welfare Training Institute aims to increase and improve the recruitment and retention of child welfare workers in Maine and other New England...
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  • Systems of Care Issue Briefs
    As part of its ongoing 5-year study on systems of care implementation, the Research & Training Center for Children’s Mental Health of the University of South Florida recently published four...
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  • The Latest Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants
    The Children's Bureau has published announcements for several more grants, all with deadlines in late June or early July: * Using Comprehensive Family Assessments to Improve Child Welfare...
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  • Child Welfare Matters: An Interview With Jerry Milner
    The latest issue of "Child Welfare Matters," a publication of the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (NRCOI), features an interview with Jerry Milner of the...
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  • Permanency Planning Today
    The spring 2007 issue of "Permanency Planning Today," a newsletter published by the National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (NRCFCPPP), includes articles on...
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  • Funding Strategies for CBCAP Programs
    Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) State Lead Agencies looking for ways to maximize funding for child abuse prevention initiatives can benefit from a guidebook and toolkit recently...
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  • Information Gateway Posts New Resources
    Child Welfare Information Gateway recently developed three new resources specifically for child welfare professionals: * "Enhancing Permanency for Older Youth in Out-of-Home Care" addresses...
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  • 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....
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