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September/October 2011Vol. 12, No. 7Spotlight on Program Improvement Plans

CBX spotlights States' Program Improvement Plans (PIPs), with articles on three States at various junctures in the PIP process.

News From the Children's Bureau

This month, we continue our Centennial Series with a brief look at the impact of immigration on children's issues in the early 20th century. We're also pleased to unveil the new CB logo and to bring you Commissioner Samuels' recent testimony to Congress. Read on for more new reports and items on the Children's Bureau website.

Training and Technical Assistance Update

Children's Bureau Grantee Updates

Three new site visit articles provide on-the-spot descriptions of different child welfare projects funded through Children's Bureau grants.

Child Welfare Research

The child welfare research community has much to offer, and this month CBX looks at studies of a community-based program, infants in foster care, group care characteristics, and disproportionality data.

Training and Conferences

Find trainings, workshops, webinars, and other opportunities for professionals and families to learn about how to improve the lives of children and youth as well as a listing of upcoming events and conferences.