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This report describes the results of the secondary review of Georgia’s Title IV-E foster care program.

This document is supplementary material to the primary review of Ohio's Title IV-E foster care program.

This webpage provides information to states planning their NYTD Review on why and how a state should involve young people in their NYTD Review process. It discusses ways a state can support young people including providing resources, ideas on how to prepare them, debriefing, networking opportunities, and compensation ideas to incentivize participation. There is also a checklist with recommended timelines to assist states in when they should engage state young people. The checklist references specific section within the Guide to the NYTD Review.

Child Welfare Worker Safety in the time of COVID:

CDC Recommendations for In-Person Interactions with Families
July 28, 2020

The Children’s Bureau partnered the CDC to conduct a webinar on Child Welfare Worker Safety in the time of COVID: CDC Recommendations for In-Person Interactions with Families. The purpose of this webinar was to review relevant guidance and recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 while conducting in-person interactions with children and families. Participants also heard how these recommendations are being implemented in practice in Massachusetts.

NYTD Report to Congress

February 18, 2020

Provides information on foster care experiences and outcomes reported by youth completing the NYTD survey in federal fiscal years 2014, 2016, and 2018

This brief presents the latest findings from NYTD surveys completed by youth in NYTD Cohort 2 at ages 17, 19, and 21 (in FY 19).

This state panel discussion, featuring Florida and New Mexico, discussed alternatives for sharing child welfare and law enforcement data to improve practice. Florida staff described law enforcement involvement in the investigation process as well as automation to support criminal history checks. New Mexico staff described a law enforcement portal, which supports collaborative work with families. Both states discussed lessons learned and the panel concluded with a question and answer session.

This state panel discussed options for implementing the National Electronic Interstate Compact Enterprise (NEICE). NEICE is the electronic exchange of data regarding the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC). New York staff shared their perspective on using the NEICE Case Management System (CMS) and Ohio staff shared their perspective on incorporating ICPC functionality in the state system with a direct data exchange with the NEICE clearinghouse. In addition, representatives from APHSA answered questions related to the NEICE clearinghouse and to CMS. This webinar concluded with a question and answer session about both options.

This document is New Mexico’s program improvement plan in response to the primary review of its Title IV-E foster care program.

Letter to update Child Welfare Directors on the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse