• June 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 5

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Online Library of Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants
    For more than a dozen years, Children's Bureau discretionary grants have supported a number of innovative child welfare projects, allowing grantees to investigate better ways to help children and...
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  • What Makes Foster Care Adoption Successful?
    A new report from the Collaboration to AdoptUsKids, "Barriers and Success Factors in Adoption From Foster Care: Perspectives of Families and Staff," presents results from two longitudinal research...
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  • New CB Grant Announcements
    The Children's Bureau recently announced new funding opportunities. Several of these will expand and enhance the Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Network. The National Quality...
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  • Improving Outcomes for Rural Native American Foster Youth
    In an effort to address the specific needs of rural Native American foster youth in California, the San Diego State University School of Social Work has partnered with a number of organizations to...
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  • Apply to Be a Grant Reviewer
    Each spring, the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recruits reviewers and panel chairpersons for its grant programs,...
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  • Relative Placements Information Packet
    A new information packet on relative placements is now available from the National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning. The packet, written by Vanessa Cohen,...
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  • Adoption Meeting Webcasts
    The National Association of State Adoption Programs held their most recent Annual Working Meeting in October 2007. Webcasts and other materials from the meeting are now available on the National...
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  • Second National Conference on Differential Response
    The proceedings from the Second National Conference on Differential Response, held in November 2007, are now available from the National Resource Center for Child Protective Services. Conference...
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  • Region V Roundtable on Child Welfare Training
    A report of the Administration for Children and Families Region V Roundtable on Child Welfare Training Systems is now available from the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational...
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  • FRIENDS Protective Factors Survey
    A new pre-post evaluation tool for caregivers receiving child maltreatment prevention services is available online. Developed by the FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child...
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  • New! On the Children's Bureau Site
    The Children's Bureau website provides information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, Federal reporting, and much more....
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