This technical bulletin gives reporting instructions and provides examples for the AFCARS 2020 out-of-home care and adoption and guardianship assistance data elements. The regulation for each element is shown in a blue box. Following the regulation language, CB provides explanatory text, examples, differences between AFCARS 1993 and AFCARS 2020, and data reporting standards.
This is a list of the Out-of-Home Care and Adoption and Guardianship Assistance data elements with response options and regulatory citations as published in the AFCARS final rule issued on December 14, 2016
This TB describes how ACF will identify and finalize each cohort of youth in the NYTD follow-up population (or follow-up population sample for those States that opt to sample) for the purposes of assessing States' compliance with NYTD data collection and reporting requirements.