• December 2013
  • Vol. 14, No. 9

News From the Children's Bureau

A new literature review from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation explores the family dynamics for children in nonparental care. We also point to a new website that outlines Federal Government plans for addressing the needs of children in adversity across the globe and the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect application process and deadline for its 21st annual Summer Research Institute.

  • Adoption Excellence Awards 2013
    Wrapping up its celebration of National Adoption Month, the Children's Bureau announced nine winners of Adoption Excellence Awards. This year's winners represent a variety of backgrounds and...

  • Children Living in Nonparental Care
    Nearly 3 million, or almost 4 percent of American children, live in a home where no parent is present. Most of these children live with relatives, over half with a grandparent, and roughly 300,000...

  • International Assistance for Children in Adversity
    The Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005 required the Federal Government to devise a strategy for addressing the needs of children in adversity...

  • NDACAN Annual Summer Research Institute
    The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) will sponsor its 21st annual Summer Research Institute (SRI) for child maltreatment researchers on the Cornell University campus in...

  • New! From CB
    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....