• May 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 4

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Reorganization at the Administration for Children and Families
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has announced a reorganization to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of several of its...

  • The Federal Consent Decree Fairness Act
    Bills currently under consideration in both the House and the Senate of the U.S. Congress would introduce time limits and other restrictions for Federal court consent decrees that place State or...

  • Creating Adoption Neighborhoods
    Creating a neighborhood where adoption is the norm has the potential for increasing the number of children who are adopted, providing built-in support and assistance for adoptive families, and...

  • Rocky Mountain QIC Reports
    A recent issue of "Protecting Children" focuses exclusively on programs funded by American Humane's Rocky Mountain Quality Improvement Center (RMQIC) to address the issue of child maltreatment by...

  • Government Grants for Faith- and Community-Based Organizations
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers several resources to assist faith- and community-based...

  • Best Practices for CBCAP Peer Review
    Title II of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) requires Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs (CBCAPs) to implement a peer review process in their States as one...

  • New Hot Topics From the NRCFCPPP
    The National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (NRCFCPPP) has added three new topics to its index of Hot Topics: * Evidence-based practice *...

  • National Women’s Health Week
    An alliance of national organizations will join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in celebrating National Women’s Health Week, May 14–20, in an effort to raise...