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  • Adoption and Legal Guardianship Incentive Awards History

    This table provides the cumulative earning history from the Adoption and Legal Guardianship Incentive Payments program by State for fiscal year 1998 through fiscal year 2018.
  • NCANDS Agency File Codebook

    This codebook shows the data elements included in an Agency File submission, along with definitions, values, and technical guidance provided to states.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Overcoming Challenges to Working With States

    This episode, 'Overcoming Challenges to Working With States', is part of a series featuring the work of Tribal Court Improvement Program grantees. The episode shares examples of Tribal court and Tribal child welfare agencies navigating legal and jurisdictional challenges from the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, told by Tribal social services court staff, respectively.
  • Child Welfare Outcomes 2016: Report to Congress

    This report to Congress provides information on the performance of states on seven national outcome categories and also includes data on contextual factors and findings of analyses conducted across states.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Being Family Centered

    Many Tribal courts are responsible for protecting the safety, health, and well-being of Tribal children and families. In addition to those responsibilities—which are also held by State, county, and Federal courts—some Tribal courts may also be responsible for recognizing Tribal customs and traditions regarding child rearing and preserving and strengthening children’s cultural and ethnic identity, where possible. This impacts how Tribal courts partner with child welfare departments to support family reunification and strengthen a family’s connection to their Tribe and its culture.
  • Engaging Youth in Information Systems Design Toolkit

    This technical assistance document provides guidance to title IV-E agencies about engaging and involving youth in foster care and young adults formerly in foster care (youth and young adults) in the design and development of child welfare information systems, websites, or applications. In addition, the document discusses overcoming barriers with identifying and engaging youth and young adults in the software development process.
  • Minnesota Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2019)

    This report describes the results of the 2019 subsequent primary review of Minnesota’s Title IV-E foster care program.
  • Child Welfare Outcomes 2016: Report to Congress Executive Summary Brochure

    This document provides a summary of Child Welfare Outcomes 2016 Report to Congress.
  • Instructions to Run Data Quality (DQ) Checks and Observed Performance Syntax for Statewide Data Indicators

    This document provides an overview and brief description of the folders, files, and syntax included in the CFSR round 3 zip file; considerations and steps for running the syntax; and software requirements.
  • CFSR Round 3 Statewide Data Indicator Data Dictionary 2019

    This document provides a description of each statewide data indicator and data quality check, including the numerators, denominators, risk adjustments, exclusions, and corresponding data notes.