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FEDIAWG Work Group Members

Published: August 30, 2012
Categories:
Monitoring, Research
Topics:
Child Abuse & Neglect
Tags:
FEDIAWG, Work Group

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office on Child Abuse and Neglect
Children's Bureau
Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1250 Maryland Ave., SW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20024
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/index.htm

The Children's Bureau seeks to provide for the safety, permanency and well being of children through leadership, support for necessary services, and productive partnerships with States, Tribes, and communities.

The Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) provides leadership and direction on the issues of child maltreatment and the prevention of abuse and neglect under the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) and the Children's Justice Act (CJA). The Director of the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect chairs the Federal Interagency Work Group on Child Abuse and Neglect and coordinates the work group's activities.

Also participating on the Federal Interagency Work Group on Child Abuse and Neglect are the Children's Bureau's Divisions of Research and Innovation, Child Welfare Capacity Building and Program Implementation.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1250 Maryland Ave., SW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20024
703-385-7565 or 800-394-3366
Email: info@childwelfare.gov
http://www.childwelfare.gov

A service of the Children's Bureau, the Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families by connecting child welfare, adoption and related professionals as well as concerned citizens to timely, essential information.

Family and Youth Services Bureau
Family Violence Prevention and Services Program
Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1250 Maryland Ave., SW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20024
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/content/familyviolence/index.htm

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) provides national leadership on youth and family issues. The Bureau promotes positive outcomes for children, youth, and families by supporting a wide range of comprehensive services and collaborations at the local, Tribal, State, and national levels. Through the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, FYSB awards grants to State agencies, Territories and Indian Tribes for the provision of shelter to victims of family violence and their dependents, and for related services, such as emergency transportation and child care.

Office of Child Care
Office of Family Assistance
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW
Washington, DC 20447
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ccb/

The Office of Child Care (OCC) supports low-income working families through child care financial assistance and promotes children's learning by improving the quality of early care and education and after school programs.

Division of Child and Family Development
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW
Washington, DC 20447
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) is responsible for advising the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families on increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of programs to improve the economic and social well-being of children and families. In collaboration with ACF program offices and others, OPRE is responsible for performance management for ACF, conducts research and policy analyses, and develops and oversees research and evaluation projects to assess program performance and inform policy and practice.

Office of Human Services Policy
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
http://aspe.hhs.gov/office_specific/hsp.cfm

The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) advises the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on policy development in health, disability, human services, data, and science, and provides advice and analysis on economic policy. ASPE conducts research and evaluation studies, develops policy analyses, and estimates the cost and benefits of policy alternatives under consideration by the Department or Congress. The Office of Human Services Policy in ASPE is HHS' Chief Economist on welfare, service delivery issues, and policies affecting children, youth, and families. The office works closely with the Administration for Children and Families, the Department's Children's Council, and a variety of Departments and other agencies.

Indian Health Service
Division of Behavioral Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
801 Thompson Avenue
Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20852
http://www.ihs.gov/
http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/Behavioral/

The Indian Health Service (IHS) raises the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level to assure that comprehensive, culturally acceptable personal and public health services are available and accessible to American Indian and Alaska Native people. IHS'Division of Behavioral Health strives to support tribal and urban Native communities to eliminate behavioral health diseases and conditions and to promote health, resilience, and strength in all native communities.

Office of Minority Health
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rockwall II Building, Room 1000
Rockville, MD 20852
http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/

The mission of the Office of Minority Health (OMH) is to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities. It advises the Secretary and the Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) on public health program activities affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders.