• June 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 5

News From the Children's Bureau

This month, we continue our Centennial Series with a brief look at early social work in America, while other articles link you to an ACF tip sheet on collaboration, recent grant information, and an updated adoption website.

  • Nominations Open for Adoption Excellence Awards
    Each year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families (ACF) presents Adoption Excellence Awards to recognize individuals, families, and...

  • Centennial Series: The Advent of Modern Social Work
    This is the second article in our Centennial Series, as we count down to the Children's Bureau's 100th anniversary next year. These articles address some of the social issues, practices, and...

  • Early Childhood-Child Welfare Partnership
    Noting the importance of providing consistent, high quality care to infants and young children at risk for or involved with child welfare, the Administration for Children and Families has released...

  • Recent Grant Announcements
    Two recent announcements related to grants are now available: * There is a new funding opportunity for Improving Service Delivery to Youth in the Child Welfare System. Projects will target...

  • Redesigned State Department Adoption Website
    The U.S. Department of State has launched a redesigned website for citizens interested in finding out more about intercountry adoption. The new site offers user-friendly access to a variety of...

  • 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....