• March 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 2

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To mark our 10th anniversary issue, we're taking a look back at the last 10 years of child welfare—the trends and important happenings. We've included special articles from guest contributors as we explore some of the significant changes in the field.

  • CBX Looks Back at a Decade of Child Welfare News
    As Children's Bureau Express celebrates its 10th anniversary, a look back at the decade's worth of articles provides an interesting perspective on trends in child welfare. We've combed the...

  • Building Accountability in Child Welfare: The CFSRs
    The establishment of the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) in 2000 marked the beginning of a new era in Federal monitoring and in State and agency accountability for child welfare...

  • A Decade of Technology in Child Welfare
    By Lynda Arnold, Director, National Resource Center for Child Welfare Data and TechnologyIn 2000, the first statewide automated child welfare systems (SACWIS) had been in place for a short period of...

  • Trends in the Child Welfare Workforce
    By Nancy S. Dickinson, Project Director, National Child Welfare Workforce Institute Concerns about the child welfare workforce revolve around the difficulties of recruiting and retaining...

  • Key Themes in Child Welfare Legislation Since 2000
    Since 2000, Federal child welfare legislation has shaped the delivery of State child welfare services by increasingly requiring the incorporation of innovative best practices into federally funded...

  • The Frontline Worker: Then and Now
    What's changed for the frontline child welfare worker over the last decade? Plenty! Laws, procedures, technology, resources, and more. While not every worker has access to all of the resources...