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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.

A technical assistance document to accompany the proposed rule on the National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2006 (71 FR 40346).

Tailored technical assistance (TA) is available to states that are working with the Children’s Bureau to plan for their NYTD Review on ways to engage young adults (ages 18−25) with current or former foster care experience to participate as a state NYTD Reviewer and in their state’s ongoing NYTD efforts.

This webpage includes the documentation from New York's Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) assessment review for fiscal year 2012.

This podcast features a conversation between those with experience on both sides of the working relationship between the child welfare and correctional systems.

Effective June 1, 2016, the CCWIS regulations require CCWIS automated functions be developed using a modular design.

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.

NCCAN 16 Plenary Session IV

Collaboration Works! Ten Years of Progress in Improving Outcomes for Children and Families
April 20, 2007

This resource provides a transcript of Plenary Session IV of the 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect.

This tip sheet makes recommendations for Training and Technical Assistance providers on how best to support systems change in organizations based on study findings and implications.

This TB describes the data-quality checks that the federal NYTD system will conduct on state data files.