• June 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 5


  • Toolkits for Mentoring Programs
    The National Mentoring Partnership has produced a new toolkit, "How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program Using the "Elements of Effective Practice"™." The toolkit provides step-by-step...

  • Implementing Foster Care Reforms for Courts
    A number of States have formed court commissions or task forces to implement reforms to their foster care systems and to court systems that impact foster care. These reforms center on...

  • New Spanish Resources on Adoption
    Child Welfare Information Gateway recently made several of its more popular factsheets available in Spanish. Adoption and child welfare professionals may find these useful to share with adoptive...

  • Program Evaluation in Neglect Projects
    Ten programs from across the country funded by the Children’s Bureau to address the needs of neglected children and their families reported on their best practices, challenges, and lessons learned...

  • Forum for Sharing the Foster Care Experience
    A new website has been launched by Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) to provide a forum for information sharing and public policy advocacy for alumni of the foster care system. FCAA believes...

  • New Website Supports Healthy Marriages
    The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) website has been launched to provide States, Indian tribes, and other grantees with technical assistance and to provide the general public...

  • Explaining Court Processes to Children
    The California Center for Families, Children, and the Courts has published an activity book, "What’s Happening in Court?" to help prepare children for what to expect when they are required to...

  • Guggenheim Grants for Research
    The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation awards grants for research on aggression, including family aggression and child abuse and neglect. Grants are made to individuals rather than to institutions,...

  • Research and Evaluation Awards
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Programs (OJJDP) at the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking applicants for its Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program. The program...