• August 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 7

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Children's Bureau QIC Series
    Representatives from six child welfare Quality Improvement Centers (QICs) funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau met in June to share updates on their work...

  • New Child Welfare Outcomes Report Released
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released "Child Welfare Outcomes 2002-2005: Report to Congress," the seventh in a series of annual reports designed to inform Congress, the...

  • National Foster Care and Adoption Directory
    The National Adoption Directory on the Child Welfare Information Gateway website is now the National Foster Care and Adoption Directory (NFCAD). The NFCAD is a free, searchable online directory of...

  • Workbook Series on Staff Training
    A series of six workbooks from the training program Staff Retention in Child and Family Services is now available online. The training is part of Developing Models of Effective Child Welfare Staff...

  • 2007 CFSR Toolkit for Youth Involvement
    The "2007 CFSR Toolkit for Youth Involvement" is now available from the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (NRCOI) and the National Child Welfare Resource Center...

  • Title IV-E Adoption Assistance Webcast
    "Title IV-E Adoption Assistance: Everything You Always Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask" is a two-part video presentation and PowerPoint presentation for child welfare professionals,...

  • Mapping Diagnosed Conditions: An AFCARS Technical Bulletin
    States seeking information on mapping diagnosed conditions as they appear in a State's information system to the national Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) may...

  • New! On the Children's Bureau Site
    The Children's Bureau website features information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, Federal reporting, and much more....