• September 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 7

News From the Children's Bureau

Catch up on the latest news and resources from the Children's Bureau and its Training & Technical Assistance Network, including the announcement of the 16 winners of Adoption Excellence Awards and the latest User Manual.

  • Adoption Excellence Awards Presentation
    The Children's Bureau Agencies and Courts Meeting in Arlington, VA, was the setting for the recent presentation of the 2009 Adoption Excellence Awards. During the August 4 luncheon honoring the...

  • User Manual on Families With Substance Use Disorders
    The Children's Bureau is pleased to announce that the latest release in the Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series," Protecting Children in Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders", is...

  • The Feasibility of a National Registry
    The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently reported to Congress on the feasibility of establishing...

  • Site Visit: National Network Promotes Faith-Based Adoption Efforts
    The Virginia One Church One Child (OCOC) adoption advocacy program was funded by the Children’s Bureau in 2003 to establish the National Network of Adoption Advocacy Programs (NNAAP) as a...

  • Updates From the T&TA Network
    The Children's Bureau's Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Network continues to produce resources that can help States and Tribes in their work with children and families. ...

  • Recruiting and Retaining Child Welfare Workers
    The Butler Institute for Families published its final report describing outcomes and lessons learned from a 5-year project to address recruitment, selection, training, and retention of child...

  • Telly Award for Information Gateway
    Child Welfare Information Gateway, a member of the Children's Bureau Training and Technical Assistance Network, recently received a 2009 Telly Award for its video "What is Child Welfare...

  • Grants.gov Connects to ARRA Funding
    Grants.gov, the website that contains information on finding and applying for all Federal grant programs, has been upgraded to direct users to American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant...

  • 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....