• May/June 2001
  • Vol. 2, No. 3

News From the Children's Bureau

  • HHS Reports New Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
    National statistics continue to indicate a decline in child abuse and neglect, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported in April. States had reported that just over 900,000...

  • Highlights from the 13th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    The theme of the 13th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, "Faces of Change: Embracing Diverse Cultures and Alternative Approaches", was reflected in the plenary sessions, skills...

  • Children's Bureau Publishes New Guide to Child Welfare Practice After ASFA
    Since its enactment in 1997, the Adoption and Safe Families Act continues to influence and shape the nation's efforts to ensure the safety, permanent placement, and well-being of children. A new...

  • Federal Agencies Seek to Further Research on Child Neglect
    New research opportunities in the field of child neglect were announced recently by the Federal Child Neglect Research Consortium, a group comprising components of the National Institute of...

  • Six Communities Funded to Focus on Battered Women and Their Children
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Justice have funded demonstration projects in six communities focused on collaborative interventions for battered women...

  • Applications Sought for FY 2001 Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants
    Wanted: Applications for discretionary grants in the areas of adoption, child abuse and neglect, and child welfare. The Children's Bureau (CB) within the Administration on Children, Youth and...