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Child and Family Services Reviews

Letter from Jerry Milner: CFSR PIP Measurement - Non-Overlapping Evaluation Period

In an effort to ensure that all states have the same amount of time to measure progress from implementing their Program Improvement Plans and other CQI change and implementation activities, the Children’s Bureau is offering all states an 18-month non-overlapping evaluation period.

CFSR Round 3 Statewide Data Indicators Workbook

This workbook provides state-by-state performance data for round 3 of the Child and Family Services Reviews in addition to national performance comparisons for the past 12-month reporting period included in data profiles transmitted to states in February 2020.

Child and Family Services Reviews Update Volume 14, Issue 3, June 2020

This issue of Child and Family Services Reviews Update contains the following sections: CB Releases More COVID-19 Guidance, Final Round 3 CFSR Aggregate Report Posted, and Extension of Non-Overlapping Evaluation Period.

Child and Family Services Review/Continuous Quality Improvement Processes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This document includes tips and resources for preparing state reviewers to conduct case reviews for the Child and Family Services Reviews and continuous quality improvement efforts, training quality assurance staff and reviewers remotely, and temporarily conducting remote interviews because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Child and Family Services Reviews Aggregate Report: Round 3: Fiscal Years 2015–2018

This report presents key findings from an analysis of performance data for the states reviewed across all 4 years of round 3 of the Child and Family Services Reviews.

Child and Family Services Reviews Update Volume 14, Issue 2, April 2020

This issue of Child and Family Services Reviews Update contains the following sections: CB Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, CFSR Technical Bulletin #11, Enhancements to the Data Indicator Visualizations, State Data Profiles Released, ACYF-CB-PI-20-02— State Guidance on FY 2021 APSR, Status of Approved PIPs, and PIP Evaluation During Non-Overlapping Data Periods.

Child and Family Services Review/Continuous Quality Improvement Processes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This document provides suggestions from the Children’s Bureau about how states can continue oversight activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes tips and resources to help states prepare state reviewers, train quality assurance staff and reviewers, and temporarily conduct remote interviews.

CFSR Round 3 Statewide Data Indicator Data Dictionary 2020

This document provides a description of each statewide data indicator and data quality check, including the numerators, denominators, risk adjustments, exclusions, and corresponding data notes.

CFSR Technical Bulletin #11

This Technical Bulletin provides information about adjustments the Children’s Bureau (CB) is making when setting and evaluating the attainment of case review measurement goals for Program Improvement Plans (PIPs). These changes apply to the third round of the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) and amends information provided in CFSR Technical Bulletin #9, Section IIC.

Child and Family Services Reviews Update Volume 14, Issue 1, December 2019

This issue of Child and Family Services Reviews Update contains the following sections: Statewide Data Indicators Update, Status of Approved PIPs, and PIP Evaluation During Non-Overlapping Data Period.

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