• September 2012
  • Vol. 13, No. 8

News From the Children's Bureau

The fifth article in our second Centennial Series highlights the Children's Bureau's 50th anniversary. We also draw attention to a new webinar on key findings from Round 2 of the CFSRs, a report on States' use of Chafee funds to provide housing assistance to transitioning youth, and an initiative to prevent child heatstroke fatalities.

  • Centennial Series: The Children's Bureau's Golden Anniversary
    This is the fifth article in our second Centennial Series, CB Decade-by-Decade. These articles will examine highlights from each decade of the Children's Bureau's first 100 years. The More

  • Youth in Foster Care and Psychotropic Medications
    Making Healthy Choices: A Guide on Psychotropic Medications for Youth in Foster Care looks like a graphic novel, but its photo-heavy format and cartoon speech balloons carry a serious message....

  • Chafee Housing Funds for Youth
    A new report prepared by the Urban Institute and funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) explores States' use of Chafee Foster Care Independence Program...

  • Child Heatstroke Fatality Prevention
    The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Safe Kids Worldwide announced a joint national initiative to prevent child deaths from heatstroke. Since 1998, at least 532...

  • Round 2 CFSR Webinar Recording Available
    A webinar hosted by the National Conference of State Legislatures highlighted key findings from the second round of Federal Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs). The webinar, held on June 18,...

  • New! From CB
    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....