CFSR Round 3 Statewide Data Indicators

This section includes Federal Register notices, presentations, and related information specific to the CFSR data indicators and national standards.

CFSR Round 3 Statewide Data Indicators Workbook

This workbook provides detailed, state-by-state performance on the CFSR Round 3 statewide data indicators, and comparisons to National Performance for the most recent 12-month reporting period included in data profiles transmitted to states in February 2021. Individuals can request an Excel version of the workbook by emailing CBDatateam@ACF.hhs.gov.

Statewide Data Indicators for Child and Family Services Reviews: Request for Public Comment

This is the 2018 Federal Register notice requesting public comment on the revised syntax used to calculate statewide data indicators for the CFSRs.

Update: Use of CFSR Statewide Data Indicators in Round 3 - CB State Call Presentation

This is the Children's Bureau presentation in October 2016 on the CFSR statewide data indicators and national standards in conjunction with Technical Bulletin #9 (TB#9 and Transmittal Letter linked above). The Children's Bureau delivered this presentation during a WebEx briefing for states. The Administration for Children and Families' decision for Round 3, due to revisions, is to use the data indicators for context information, and to continue accountability for outcomes based on case review findings. All other aspects of the review process remain in place.

CFSR Round 3 Statewide Data Indicators - CB State Call Presentation

See important update in the later presentation, above. This is the earlier Children's Bureau presentation on the CFSR statewide data indicators and national standards with changes to the Federal Register notice issued in May 2015. The Children's Bureau delivered this presentation on June 25, 2015, during a WebEx briefing for states. The transcript and video include questions and answers. The transcript clarifies one answer (see page 15) given in response to a question asked during the presentation.

Executive Summary: Final Notice of Statewide Data Indicators and National Standards for Child and Family Services Reviews

This document summarizes the Children's Bureau's plan, published in the Federal Register on October 10, 2014, and amended on May 13, 2015, to replace the statewide data indicators and the methods for calculating associated national standards.

Federal Register Notice: Statewide Data Indicators and National Standards for Child and Family Services Reviews

This Federal Register Notice pertaining to the statewide data indicators and national standards for the third round of the CFSRs was published on May 13, 2015, providing corrected information to the Final Notice published on October 10, 2014.

Combined Federal Register Notice: Statewide Data Indicators and National Standards for Child and Family Services Reviews

A Federal Register Notice pertaining to the statewide data indicators and national standards for the third round of the CFSRs was published on May 13, 2015, providing corrected information to the Final Notice published on October 10, 2014. This combined version integrates the corrections into the original publication, so that all information pertaining to the data indicators is in one document. The corrected information is highlighted in the document. Other edits were made in this compilation to aid the reader in understanding the revised content in context.

CFSR Round 3 Statewide Data Indicator Series

These seven publications from the Capacity Building Center for States provide information and data on the seven CFSR indicators for use in continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities and CFSR trainings. These factsheets take complex data calculations related to states’ performances on CFSRs and condense them into a digestible reference to help state leaders, CQI staff, and other interested child welfare professionals understand and confidently explain CFSR data indicators to a variety of audiences.