This letter to child welfare leaders from the Children’s Bureau addresses allowing title IV-E prevention programs and services to be adapted to a virtual environment to provide needed support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Summary of the actions required for submission of states' Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR) for fiscal year 2021, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) State Plan update, and the CFS-101, Part I, II, and III.
This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to states, territories, and insular areas (hereafter “states,” unless otherwise noted) on actions they are required to take to receive their allotments for Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 (subject to the availability of appropriations) authorized under title IV-B, subparts 1 and 2, section 106 of CAPTA, Chafee and ETV programs.
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 webinar, sponsored by the Children’s Bureau’s Division of State Systems, features Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System leadership staff from four states in a panel discussion about managing project scope.