• April 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 3

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Final Rule on the National Youth in Transition Database
    The final rule on the National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) goes into effect on April 28, 2008, with full implementation by States due on October 1, 2010. This rule requires States to...
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  • Children's Bureau Associate Commissioner Update
    Christine Calpin, who joined the Children's Bureau in January of this year as the Acting Associate Commissioner, officially has been named the Children's Bureau's Associate Commissioner. Ms....
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  • White House Establishes New Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs
    An Executive Order establishing the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was signed by President George W. Bush on February 7, 2008....
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  • Latest Children's Bureau Funding Announcements
    The grant announcement season is in full swing, and the Children's Bureau offers a number of funding opportunities with deadlines over the next several months. These include: * Abandoned...
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  • Hague Update From U.S. Department of State
    "A message from the U.S. Department of State" The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (the Convention) entered into force for the...
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  • Training for Missouri's Rural Child Welfare Workers
    Southwest Missouri State University, in collaboration with the Missouri Division of Family Services (DFS) and Community Partnerships of the Ozarks (CPO), has developed 18 competency-based training...
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  • Adoption Certificate Program Guide for Mental Health Practitioners
    A new guide for developing an adoption certificate program for mental health practitioners is now available from the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Adoption. The guide includes an...
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  • Child Abuse and Neglect Digital Library
    A new database of citations of works relevant to child abuse and neglect is now available from the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN). The database, canDL, stores a growing...
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  • National Resource Center for Organizational Improvement Adds Really Simple Syndication Feed
    A new RSS (Really Simple Syndication) subscription is now available from the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (NRCOI). The RSS subscription, or feed, is...
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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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