Special Journal Issue Celebrates Children’s Bureau Centennial
In commemoration of the Children’s Bureau’s centennial, the Journal of Public Child Welfare recently published a double special issue titled “One Hundred Years of the U.S. Children’s Bureau Professionalizing and Improving Child Welfare.” The first article in the issue, “One Hundred Years of Children's Bureau Support to the Child Welfare Workforce,” was written by a Children’s Bureau staff member and traces the agency’s history of support and how it has evolved through the years. Other topics covered in the issue include title IV-E education programs, partnerships with private agencies, tribal/state interagency agreements, implementation research, and a county waiver demonstration. The issue concludes with an article written by Children’s Bureau and Child Welfare Information Gateway staff that outlines a vision for the future of child welfare. The following link is to the issue’s introductory article.