• March 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 2

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Updated Look for Children's Bureau Express
    Beginning with this March issue, visitors to the "Children's Bureau Express" (CBX) website will find an updated layout with enhancements to help them find the information they need more quickly. ...

  • Education Issues Webpage
    The National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues has added a new page to its website dedicated to the issue of the educational needs of foster children and other vulnerable...

  • Resources for Youth Development
    The December 2005 issue of "E-Update for Youth Development Advocates" is packed with good information and resources on youth development, including an upcoming conference on independent living,...

  • Peer Networks Facilitate Information Sharing
    The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (NRCOI) is currently maintaining two peer networks as a vehicle for sharing information among the staff of public child...

  • Increasing Adoptions of Hispanic Children
    A Colorado-based project shows that mentoring can lead to successful adoptive placements for Hispanic children in foster care. The Me and My Shadow (MMS) program recruits and trains mentors, who...

  • Children's Bureau Research Priorities
    The Children's Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has published its child abuse and neglect research priorities for Fiscal Years 2006-2008 and is seeking public...

  • Children's Bureau FY 2006 Discretionary Grants
    The Children's Bureau uses a competitive peer-review process to award discretionary grants for research and demonstration projects to State, Tribal, and local agencies; faith-based and...

  • Standards for Caseworker Visits With Children in Foster Care
    Caseworker visits with children in foster care have been linked to permanency outcomes, safety, and well-being for the children in care. Most States have standards specifying how often...

  • Get Ready for Foster Care Month!
    Foster Care Month is coming in May, but now is the time to start planning your events and activities. Visit the National Foster Care Month website for information on event planning, to order pins...