This Technical Bulletin contains updated general instructions for Program Improvement Plan monitoring, evaluation, and renegotiation. It includes technical information for States and Children's Bureau Regional Offices (CBROs) about monitoring, reporting, and using a matrix spreadsheet for Program Improvement Plan submissions.
This TB provides information on how to interpret the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) frequency report and how to install and execute the AFCARS Frequency Report Utility, Version 2.1.
This technical bulletin responds to title IV-E agency and other stakeholder frequently asked questions (FAQs) about published policies, including legal representation. The FAQs in this technical bulletin do not establish new policy or requirements or supersede existing laws or official guidance.
This TB provides title IV-E agencies with information on how to correctly map certain diagnosed conditions from an agency's information system to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS).
This TB describes the standards a NYTD data file must meet to comply with the provisions of the NYTD regulation found at 45 CFR 1356.85, including element-by-element details of the error-free information standards states must meet pursuant to 45 CFR 1356.85(a)(3) and 1356.85(b)(1).