• September 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 7

Spotlight on the CFSRs: What Are We Learning From Round Two?

  • From the CFSR Team: The Second Round of the CFSRs
    "By Don Adams, Federal CFSR Team" The second round of onsite Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) began in March 2007, and they are expected to be completed in Federal fiscal year 2010. It...
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  • North Carolina's PIP Kick-Off
    What happens when a State's Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) is completed? It doesn't mean that the work is over. In fact, the end of the onsite CFSR sets off the beginning of another...
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  • From the CFSR Team: Court and Agency Collaboration
    "By Bill Stanton, Federal CFSR Team" The second round of reviews is an exciting time for the Children's Bureau. The National Review Team has worked diligently since the first round of CFSRs...
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  • South Dakota's Case Planning Approach
    South Dakota participated in its second Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) in May 2008, and one of the outstanding strategies identified through the review was the State's revamped approach...
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  • New Mexico's Ice Breakers for Foster and Birth Parents
    New Mexico completed its most recent Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) early in the second round, and the Final Report notes a number of promising child welfare practices across the State....
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  • Do You Have What It Takes to Be a CFSR Reviewer?
    The Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) are the most ambitious and thorough examination of State child welfare services ever conducted. The process requires a team of dedicated and...
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  • Promising Approaches From States' CFSRs
    Strategies for improving child welfare systems continue to emerge from States' Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs). The Children's Bureau website lists many of these promising approaches...
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