CFSR Round 4 Technical Bulletins

This section contains the technical bulletins created by the Children's Bureau to supplement official guidance and assist states in understanding and preparing for child welfare monitoring reviews.


Technical Bulletin #13A

Technical Bulletin #13A provides updates on the measurement and case review sampling framework for CFSR Round 4. The primary purpose is to announce CFSR Round 4 statewide data indicator (SWDI) national performance values. The updated measures and national performance values will be used beginning with the August 2022 state data profiles. The amendment also provides other updates and clarification regarding technical aspects of measurement and sampling. A table is included in the amendment that identifies substantial changes to the original bulletin.


CFSR Technical Bulletin #12

This Technical Bulletin (TB) announces the next round of CFSRs the Children's Bureau plans to begin in federal fiscal year 2022. The bulletin provides a high-level overview of the reviews, outlines improvements to strengthen the CFSR process, and provides information on the scheduling of reviews for CFSR Round 4. The Children's Bureau will provide future guidance and hold calls with states to share more information about the process and procedures before the start of the reviews.