SACWIS/TACWIS Technical Bulletins

These technical bulletins supplement official guidance and assist states and tribes in developing, implementing, and maintaining their Statewide or Tribal Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS/TACWIS).

Technical Bulletin #1: Action Plan Guidance and Examples - This TB provides guidance for states developing action plans for the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) Assessment Review Report (SARR). States submit action plans to describe to ACF their approach for bringing the SACWIS into compliance with federal requirements.

Technical Bulletin #2: Systems Issues Related to Reporting and Evaluating Caseworker Visits - This TB provides guidance to states on system issues related to the collection and reporting of information on caseworker visits with children in foster care. It is intended to assist states with aligning their information system activities to support caseworker visit data requirements of the Child and Family Services Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-288) at sections 424(e)(1) and (2) of the Social Security Act (the Act) and Program Instruction ACYF-CB-PI-08-03, issued April 18, 2008.