• April 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 3

News From the Children's Bureau

  • April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month
    "Safe Children and Healthy Families Are a Shared Responsibility" is the theme of this year's National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The primary responsibility for children's health and...

  • Clearinghouses to Merge!
    The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse are pleased to announce that the two Clearinghouses will be coming together...

  • HHS Releases National Statistics on Child Abuse and Neglect for 2003
    According to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 906,000 children were victims of child abuse or neglect in 2003. The rate of victimization for...

  • National Foster Care Month Website
    May will be National Foster Care Month, and Casey Family Programs has partnered with 13 other national organizations to focus attention on the 523,000 children and youth living in foster care. In...

  • Child Welfare Matters
    The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (NRCOI) has just published the first issue of its new biannual newsletter, "Child Welfare Matters". The lead article...

  • A Focus on Marriage Strengthening Programs
    Marriage and relationship programs can strengthen marriages by improving participants' satisfaction and communication, according to a recent study released by the U.S. Department of Health and...

  • Medicare Modernization Act and the New Prescription Drug Plans
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wants State and local agencies to help spread the word about the Medicare prescription drug plans that will go into effect on January 1,...