• November 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 10

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Children's Bureau Associate Commissioner Change
    Susan Orr, Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau, has been asked to accept a 1-year position as the Director of the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) in the Office of Public Health and...

  • A Success Model of Adoption: The QIC on Adoption
    "Third in a series of articles on the Children's Bureau's Quality Improvement Centers" A success model of adoption built on private-public collaborative partnerships, staff specialization, and...

  • Discretionary Grants Awarded
    The Children's Bureau recently announced the award of discretionary grants for FY 2007. The grants were made in five areas, with the greatest number of grants going toward programs to "Increase...

  • Knowledge Development Through Children's Bureau Funding
    A recent journal article describes how the Children's Bureau is taking a knowledge-development approach to grantmaking. According to the article, the Children's Bureau has structured its...

  • The Native American Children & Youth Task Force
    The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced the formation of an internal task force that will focus on the...

  • Cultural Competence Training for Child Welfare
    A unique collaboration between the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and two universities has resulted in a curriculum for supervisors, caseworkers, and graduate social...

  • Supervisory Training Curriculum
    Child welfare professionals interested in supervisory training resources can benefit from a new curriculum developed by Charmaine Brittain and produced by the National Child Welfare Resource...

  • The Source Focuses on Trauma-Informed Services
    The summer 2007 issue of the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center's "The Source" is a special issue on trauma-informed services for families affected by substance abuse and/or...

  • New! On the Children's Bureau Site
    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....