• March 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 2

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Get an Early Start on National Child Abuse Prevention Month
    In preparation for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Children's Bureau has released "Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community: 2008 Resource Packet" in both electronic and...
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  • Children's Bureau T&TA Network
    The 2008 online edition of the Children's Bureau's Training & Technical Assistance (T&TA) Network directory is now available. The new directory contains information on Network members, including...
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  • Exploring the Role of Privatization in Child Welfare: The National QIC
    "The final article in a series on the Children’s Bureau’s Quality Improvement Centers." What is the status of privatization in child welfare today, and how do privatization efforts compare with...
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  • New Supervision Curriculum for Work With Foster Youth
    "Preparation for Adulthood—Supervising for Success" is a new project of the National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (NRCFCPPP) in collaboration with the...
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  • Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants Available
    Several separate Children's Bureau funding announcements will be published again this year, rather than one consolidated announcement. The first discretionary grant announcement, released on...
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  • Child Welfare Training in Rural Oregon and Alaska
    Focusing on the unique opportunities presented by rural child welfare, partners from the University of Alaska and Portland State University in Oregon teamed with Oregon's Department of Human...
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  • Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Toolkit
    High-quality evaluations of early childhood mental health consultation are a key component of timely and effective mental health service provision. A new evaluation toolkit is now available to...
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  • Online Learning Center for CBCAP State Lead Agencies and Grantees
    The FRIENDS Online Learning Center is now available to provide additional training and support to Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) State Lead Agencies and their grantees. Developed...
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  • Permanency Planning Today
    The winter 2008 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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  • 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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