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  • IM-19-03 (New)

    Published: August 1, 2019
    The purpose of this Information Memorandum (IM) is to demonstrate that family and youth voice are critical to a well-functioning child welfare system and to strongly encourage all public child welfare agencies, dependency courts, and Court Improvement Programs to work together to ensure that family and youth voice are central in child welfare program planning and improvement efforts.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Being Family Centered

    Published: July 12, 2019
    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

    Published: June 28, 2019
    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.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Overcoming Challenges to Working With States

    Published: June 14, 2019
    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.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Building Relationships With State Counterparts

    Published: May 24, 2019
    This episode, 'Building Relationships With State Counterparts', is part of a series featuring the work of Tribal Court Improvement Program grantees. The episode features successful examples from the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Saint Regis Mohawk Tribes, told by Tribal social service and court leadership.
  • CFSP/APSR Reporting Requirements for States and Tribes

    Published: May 21, 2019
    This document provides a schedule of the reporting requirements for states' and tribes' CFSPs and APSRs. Please note that 45 CFR 1357.16(b) says, "The State and Indian Tribe must send the CFSP required for the year and the CFS-101 to the appropriate ACF Regional Office no later than June 30 of the year prior to the fiscal year in which the services will be provided."
  • Checklist for 2015-2019 Final Report and 2020-2024 CFSP Due June 30, 2019 (Based on ACYF-CB-PI-19-02)

    Published: May 21, 2019
    This checklist describes all the required elements of states' CFSPs and APSRs. It was developed to help states ensure their submissions include all required elements. Items on the checklist have been shortened; see Program Instruction ACYF-CB-PI-19-02 for a complete description.
  • Foster Care: A Path to Reunification – Part 2

    Published: April 12, 2019
    “Foster Care: A Path to Reunification – Part 2” shares an organization that aims to stabilize families by providing an array of neighborhood-based family and social services in San Diego County, California.
  • Foster Care: A Path to Reunification – Part 1

    Published: March 15, 2019
    “Foster Care: A Path to Reunification – Part 1” shares an organization that aims to stabilize families by providing an array of neighborhood-based family and social services in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
  • Children’s Bureau Tribal Consultation Response: Tribal Consultation for the Title IV-E Prevention Services Program

    Published: March 4, 2019
    This document describes tribal consultations held by the Children's Bureau to solicit input from tribes on the new title IV-E prevention services program authorized by the Family First Prevention Services Act

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