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Foster Care

Ohio Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2020)

This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Ohio’s Title IV-E foster care program.

Children’s Bureau Guidance Regarding Extended Foster Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This letter from the Children’s Bureau describes how title IV-E agencies can utilize enhanced foster care programs during the COVID-19 pandemic to support youth who have left or may leave foster care.

IM-20-07

This Information Memoranda (IM) informs title IV-E agencies that the Children’s Bureau (CB) published a final rule to revise the AFCARS data elements in the Federal Register on May 12, 2020.

Virginia Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2019)

This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Virginia’s Title IV-E foster care program.

IM-20-06

This Information Memoranda (IM) provides information on best practices, resources, and recommendations for using foster care as a support for families in a way that mitigates the trauma of removal for the child and parents, expedites safe and successful reunification, and improves parent and child well-being outcomes. This Information Memorandum (IM) emphasizes the importance of state and tribal child welfare communities building and supporting relationships between resource families and parents to facilitate improved engagement of parents, promote timely reunification, build protective capacities in parents, and strengthen overall child and family well-being, while ensuring child safety.

IM-20-03

To inform title IV-E agencies on how to use CCWIS, non-CCWIS information systems, websites, and applications to support child welfare program activities related to the recruitment, approval, and retention of foster homes.

Rhode Island Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2019)

This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Rhode Island’s Title IV-E foster care program.

Pennsylvania Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2019)

This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Pennsylvania’s Title IV-E foster care program.

Iowa Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2019)

This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Iowa’s Title IV-E foster care program.

Adoption Excellence Awards for the Year 2019

This document lists the recipients of the 2019 Adoption Excellence Awards and provides a brief description of each recipient’s work.

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