• October 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 8

News From the Children's Bureau

The new CBX debuts, with lots of great features and resources, including a message from the Associate Commissioner, news from the T&TA Network, and articles on Children's Bureau grantees.

  • From the Associate Commissioner's Office:
    Children's Bureau Grants

    Dear Colleague: I thank you for your interest in the work of the Children's Bureau and your commitment to improving the lives of at-risk children and families. The Children's Bureau is pleased...

  • Welcome to the New Children's Bureau Express!
    "Children's Bureau Express" has been a trusted source of news from the Children's Bureau for more than 8 years. While we've periodically updated our "look" during that time, this latest version...

  • Adoption Excellence Awards Announced
    The Children's Bureau has announced the winners of the 2008 Adoption Excellence Awards. The award recipients include individuals and organizations that have made key contributions in 10 categories...

  • Grant Projects Focus on Workforce Recruitment and Retention
    High turnover in the child welfare workforce can increase the work overload for those left behind and lead to frequent changes in caseworkers for children and families in the child welfare system....

  • Developing Relationships to Find Resource Families for Indian Children
    Since 2003, the Recruiting Rural Parents for Indian Children (RRPIC) project has been building relationships with Tribes, Indian families, counties, and courts in California in an effort to...

  • News From Region 2
    "This is the first in a series of occasional articles highlighting the work and achievements of one of the Regions." Region 2 reports news this month from New York, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico....

  • 2008 National Adoption Month Website Goes Live
    Child Welfare Information Gateway, in partnership with the Collaboration to AdoptUsKids, recently launched the website for National Adoption Month 2008. The early launch of the website allows...

  • The Latest From the T&TA Network
    The Children's Bureau Training and Technical Assistance Network (T&TA) helps build the capacity of State, local, Tribal, and other public child welfare agencies and family and juvenile courts...

  • Enhancing Cultural Competency With Hispanic Families
    To respond to the unique needs of the growing Hispanic population, partners in two States used Children's Bureau funding to develop a multifaceted cultural competency training for child welfare...

  • 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....