New CFSR Round 4 Resources

  • The CFSR Update for June 2024 is now available. Topics include Year 2 of the Round 4 CFSRs, continuing education offered by the E-Learning Academy, training consultations available for states, tools from the Center for States, program improvement planning support services, and Spanish translations of CFSR materials updated on the portal.
  • The Capacity Building Center for States supports state agencies in preparing for Round 4 of the CFSRs. The Center offers publications, tools, peer networking, and technical assistance to help child welfare agencies and their partners plan and implement all phases of CFSR Round 4, from Statewide Assessment planning through Program Improvement Plan development and implementation. 
  • Guiding Principles, Framework, and Tools for the Program Improvement Plan Development Process provides guiding principles, a suggested framework, and resources and tools states can use when developing a quality Program Improvement Plan after their CFSR.
  • More materials are available under CFSR Round 4 Resources.