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This technical assistance toolkit provides guidance to courts and child welfare agencies to assist and support the creation of automated, bi-directional (two-way) data exchanges between their respective information systems.

CCWIS Technical Bulletin #3

Modular Design and Review Guidance
July 3, 2018

This technical bulletin provides title IV-E agencies that choose to develop a Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) with information on a modular design approach and guidance on the assessment of modular design during the CCWIS automated function review.

CCWIS Data Quality Plans

January 29, 2019

This DSS presentation describes the CCWIS data quality requirements, as defined by Federal Regulations 45 CFR 1355.52. In addition, this presentation provides guidance on biennial reviews and on how to compose CCWIS data quality plans.

This webinar explained how states are using remote/distance training and learning for CCWIS rollout and implementation. This webinar session provided an overview of key strategies for effective and engaging distance learning models for training and onboarding of new staff. State panelists shared lessons learned with using virtual reality during the onboarding and training process as well as lessons learned from quickly pivoting from in-person training to virtual training due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This webinar was the first session in the AFCARS Final Rule Training Series. This webinar provides an on the overview of Technical Bulletin 20, published October 29, 2020.  It includes a brief description and provides examples for the AFCARS 2020 out-of-home care and adoption and guardianship assistance data elements on the final rule.  It also provided guidance and direction to questions submitted on prior webinars.

CCWIS Technical Bulletin #4

Advance Planning Document Guidance for Agile Projects
August 22, 2018

This technical bulletin provides Advance Planning Document (APD) guidance to state and tribal title IV-E agencies planning to develop a child welfare information system utilizing an agile project management approach.

In this webinar, Karen Faulk (LA) and David Ayer (MD) discuss their States' efforts and successes related to information sharing. During the Q&A session, we encourage attendees to share their experiences and suggest ideas and next steps for moving forward.

This document provides an overview of CCWIS, where to submit comments, and key provisions of the NPRM.

This webinar described the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Technical Assistance Review Process. It began with an overview of the lessons learned from the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) review process. The presentation described the iterative review process and it explains the use of self-assessment tools. As of this presentation, some self-assessment tools were available for public comment and others were in development.

CCWIS Technical Bulletin #6

CCWIS Data Quality Plan
November 28, 2018

This Technical Bulletin provides information to assist title IV-E agencies with developing a Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Data Quality Plan.