• September/October 2015
  • Vol. 16, No. 7

News From the Children's Bureau

In this month's "Associate Commissioner's Page," JooYeun Chang shares a few parting words as she transitions out of the Associate Commissioner's office. We also highlight the Administration on Children, Youth and Families' (ACYF's) newly appointed commissioner; the Children's Bureau's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise regulations for the Statewide and Tribal Automated Child Welfare Information Systems; and more.

  • Associate Commissioner's Page
    The following is the monthly message from JooYeun Chang, the Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau. Each message focuses on the current Children's Bureau Express Spotlight theme and...

  • ACYF Welcomes New Commissioner
    On August 5 of this year, the U.S. Senate confirmed Rafael López as the new commissioner for the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF's) Administration on Children, Youth and...

  • Children's Bureau Proposes Information System Regulations Updates
    The Children's Bureau published a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) in the Federal Register on August 11, 2015. When final, these regulations will replace the Statewide/Tribal Automated Child...

  • Making Healthy Choices Companion Guide
    In 2012, the Children's Bureau partnered with the National Resource Center for Youth Development and a collaborative committee of young people and professionals to produce Making Healthy Choices:...

  • Health-Care Screening for Children in Foster Care
    Children and youth in foster care are more likely to develop health problems than any other group of children, according to a guide produced by the American Academy of Pediatrics. These health...

  • Help Improve the Family Engagement Inventory
    Child Welfare Information Gateway wants to hear from you! Visit the Family Engagement Inventory and tell us what you think! The Family Engagement Inventory is an informational tool designed to...

  • Evaluating Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs
    Child Trends recently released a series of products to assist organizations with the evaluation of healthy marriage and relationship education programs. These products were developed as part of a...

  • State-Tribal Partnerships to Recruit Resource Families
    The National Resource Center for Diligent Recruitment at AdoptUSKids recently released a guide to assist State child welfare agencies in recruiting foster, adoptive, and kinship families for...

  • CB Website Updates
    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. ...