- September 2010
- Vol. 11, No. 7
- Children's Bureau Express
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This month, CBX spotlights Round Two of the CFSRs, beginning with an introduction from a consultant to the Federal CFSR Team. The other four articles focus on promising State practices noted by the visiting CFSR Team or Regional Offices. Read about how States are implementing change to improve outcomes for children and families.
- Wrapping Up Round Two
September is an exciting month for the Child and Family Services Review (CFSR). It not only marks the end of Onsite Reviews for this calendar year but also the end of Round 2. By September 30,...
- Florida's Court Improvement Program
Since 1995, Florida's Dependency Court Improvement Program (CIP) has been working with courts and child welfare partners to improve the child welfare process. So, when the State completed its...
- Three States Build Father Engagement
In response to the CFSRs and as part of a greater effort to increase family engagement, a number of States have developed a range of innovative practices to engage fathers and paternal relatives...
- Quality Assurance in Missouri
In 2005, the Children's Division (CD) in the Missouri Department of Social Services set out to achieve accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). Along the way, the Division built a...
- Child and Family Team Meetings Improve Utah Outcomes
Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings have transformed child welfare practice in Utah, moving the State's Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) toward more family-centered practice and...