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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.

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

Transitioning or expanding a jurisdiction’s capability to adjudicate child welfare civil cases means courts must both prepare their judicial and court staff to handle a different type of civil case as well as to develop new or strengthen current relationships with caseworkers; practitioners; service providers; and, at times, other court systems.