• July 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 6

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Weighing the Evidence From Waiver Demonstrations
    Since 1996, 23 States have developed innovative child welfare demonstration projects as the result of a waiver provision offered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The scope,...

  • Fatherhood.gov Website Debuts
    Just in time for Father's Day, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announced the June 14 launch of the National Responsible...

  • The Importance of Family Involvement in Case Planning
    A new information packet by the National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (NRCFCPPP) emphasizes the importance of family involvement in the case planning...

  • AdoptUsKids' Resources for Emergency Planning and Interjurisdictional Placement
    A "Case Planning Desk Reference for Emergency Situations" is now available from AdoptUsKids. The reference guide is an effort to help social workers lessen the impact of extreme situations or...

    To help child welfare professionals working with families affected by substance abuse disorders, the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) published the "Screening and...

  • Updated CFSR Composites Syntax, Data Indicators, and Composite Weights
    The National Resource Center for Child Welfare Data and Technology (NRC-CWDT) released updated data tools provided by Children’s Bureau for its online State Data Profile Toolkit. The new tools...

  • NRCCPS Website Redesign
    The National Resource Center for Child Protective Services (NRCCPS) has a new and improved website. The user-friendly site features sections on technical assistance, training, consultation, and...

  • New! On the Children's Bureau Site
    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....