• September 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 7

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Reports on Grantee Site Visits Available Online
    Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants promote research and program development in specified areas of child welfare by funding many projects around the country. Recent efforts have focused on such...

  • Cultural Competency Training in California
    A project to develop cultural competency training for California's frontline child welfare workers and supervisors has provided training to approximately 800 workers who serve more than 20,000...

  • Online Degree Program Helps Rural Social Workers
    Earning an advanced degree can be difficult when the nearest university is hundreds of miles away. In an effort to make higher education more accessible to Texas's rural child welfare workers,...

  • Effective Training Systems for Child Welfare Agencies
    "Building Effective Training Systems for Child Welfare Agencies," an updated guide from the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (NRCOI), provides an analytic...

  • New From Information Gateway
    Child Welfare Information Gateway serves as the clearinghouse for the Children's Bureau. The Information Gateway website is frequently updated with original publications as well as links to other...

  • The Roundtable
    The latest issue of "The Roundtable," the electronic newsletter published by the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Adoption, focuses on collaboration in adoption practice. The lead...

  • New AdoptUsKids Blog
    Child welfare professionals and parents interested in adoption-related topics can share information on the AdoptUsKids blog. The ongoing conversation is moderated by Kate Kirkpatrick, National Family...

  • 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....