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  • IM-18-04

    Published: August 23, 2018
    This Information Memorandum (IM) notifies states that the Children’s Bureau is disbursing funding provided under section 437(g) of the Act as an increase in the title IV-B subpart 2 Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program allocation to support an electronic interstate case-processing system to expedite interstate placements of children in foster, guardianship or adoptive homes, and to provide an example of such an electronic interstate system.
  • CCWIS Technical Bulletin #4

    Published: August 22, 2018
    This technical bulletin provides Advance Planning Document (APD) guidance to state and tribal title IV-E agencies planning to develop a child welfare information system utilizing an agile project management approach.
  • IM-18-03

    Published: August 21, 2018
    This Information Memorandum (IM) informs title IV-E agencies of the Children’s Bureau’s intent to publish a NPRM to revise the AFCARS data points. This IM also informs title IV-E agencies of the final rule regarding implementation of the December 2016 AFCARS final rule and briefly summarizes public comments received in response to the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), published in the Federal Register on March 15, 2018 (83 FR 11449).
  • FY 2018 Children's Bureau Discretionary Grant Awards

    Published: October 2, 2018
    This document provides a list of Children's Bureau discretionary grants awarded in fiscal year 2018.
  • How Can Organizational Capacity be Measured?

    Published: May 30, 2017
    How Can Child Welfare Organizational Capacity Be Measured?: This brief reviews measures of child welfare organizational capacities found in the literature, including measures of resources, infrastructure, knowledge and skills, organizational culture and climate, and engagement and partnership.
  • How Do We Build Organizational Capacity in Child Welfare?

    Published: May 30, 2017
    How Do We Build Organizational Capacity in Child Welfare?: This brief explores models for building capacity that have been applied in child welfare organizations, including the American Public Human Services Association's Organizational Effectiveness Capacity Building Model, the Interactive Systems Framework, and the Children’s Bureau's Capacity Building Collaborative approach.
  • Adoption Savings Data 2017

    Published: July 25, 2018
    This document provides the 2017 report compiling data from state and tribal title IV-E agencies’ reported Adoption Savings, as well as background information on Adoption Savings requirements.
  • National Reported Summary 2015-2017

    Published: August 29, 2018
    This document provides the national reported summary of state and tribal title IV-E agencies’ reported Adoption Savings for the fiscal years 2015, 2016, and 2017.
  • Mississippi Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review Program Improvement Plan (2017)

    Published: September 4, 2018
    This document is Mississippi's program improvement plan in response to the subsequent primary review of its Title IV-E foster care program.
  • Social Security Administration Data Exchanges and Child Welfare Webinar

    Published: July 25, 2018
    The Children's Bureau, Division of State Systems (DSS) presented regarding how to electronically exchange data with the Social Security Administration (SSA).