• February 2004
  • Vol. 5, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

  • White House Task Force Report Targets Foster Youth
    The Final Report of the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth, released in October 2003, proposes a comprehensive Federal response to the needs of millions of disadvantaged youth, with a...

  • HHS Assistant Secretary to Speak on Programs for Low-Income Families
    Dr. Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be a featured speaker for the 2004 Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)...

  • Foster Youth Help Develop Curriculum and Provide Training for Child Welfare Workers
    Youth in foster care need support as they prepare for independence. A new curriculum developed by the Jordan Institute for Families at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the...

  • State Strategies for Permanency Planning
    The Fall 2003 issue of "Permanency Planning Today" highlights State strategies to address permanency planning for children in the child welfare system. The issue's lead article, "Achieving...

  • Visiting Between Children in Care and Their Families: State Policies
    Foster care managers seeking information on State policies regarding visiting between children in care and their families will find a useful summary in a recent paper published by the National...

  • Mental Health in Child Welfare
    The Summer 2003 issue of "Best Practice/Next Practice" addresses a number of issues surrounding mental health and mental health care in child welfare, including: * A review of the mental...

  • Call for Articles on Transitioning Children to New Caregivers
    The National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center is soliciting articles for the Fall 2004 issue of its newsletter, "The Source". The theme of this issue will be helping children affected...