Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 29701 [E9-14625]

Download as PDF 29701 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 119 / Tuesday, June 23, 2009 / Notices Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. and, OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Fax Number: (202) 395– 6974. Dated: June 16, 2009. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–14736 Filed 6–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being Second Cohort (NSCAW II). OMB No.: 0970–0202. Description: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) intends to collect follow-up data on a sample of children and families for the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW). The NSCAW was authorized under Section 427 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act of 1996. The NSCAW is the only source of nationally representative, firsthand information about the functioning and well-being, service needs, and service utilization of children and families who come to the attention of the child welfare system. Information is collected about children’s cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral, and adaptive functioning, as well as family and community factors that are likely to influence their functioning. Family service needs and service utilization also are addressed in the data collection. Selection of the current NSCAW sample and baseline data collection began in 2007 with a final anticipated sample size of 5,700 children. The proposed data collection will allow for follow-up of this sample 18 months post-baseline, and will follow the same format as that used in the baseline round and will employ, with only modest revisions, the same instruments that were used in the previous round. Data from NSCAW are made available to the research community through licensing arrangements from the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect at Cornell University. Respondents: Children and their associated permanent or foster caregivers, caseworkers, and teachers. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument Child Interview ............................................................................................... Caregiver Interview ........................................................................................ Caseworker Interview .................................................................................... Teacher Questionnaire .................................................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,882. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: OPREinfocollectiori@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202– 395–6974, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:15 Jun 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 1 1 3 1 1.33 1.9 1 .50 1,424 1,424 285 855 Dated: June 17, 2009. Seth F. Chamberlain, OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–14625 Filed 6–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: Cross-Site Evaluation of the Children’s Bureau Grantee. Cluster: Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs to Prevent Child Maltreatment (EBHV). OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing this crosssite evaluation data collection activity to identify successful strategies for adopting, implementing, and sustaining high-quality home visitation programs PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours 1,894 2,706 855 428 to prevent child maltreatment. An evaluation study will address four domains: (1) Systems change to develop infrastructure, (2) fidelity to home visiting models, (3) costs, and (4) family and child outcomes (via a review of grantee analysis reports). A process study will focus on the broader grant initiative to understand how programs plan and develop the infrastructure needed to support home visitation services and how programs ensure service quality. Information will be collected through biennial site visits, semi-annual progress reports, and monthly entries into a web-based data system. Site visits will include interviews with key grantee staff and stakeholders involved in the execution of the grant and in the efforts to make system changes. Progress report cross-site evaluation data will capture the costs of home visiting and provide additional information on systems change. Web-based data entry will include EBHV program and participant characteristics along with systems change updates on goals and operations every six months. Additionally, cross- E:\FR\FM\23JNN1.SGM 23JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being Second 
Cohort (NSCAW II).
    OMB No.: 0970-0202.
    Description: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
intends to collect follow-up data on a sample of children and families 
for the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW). The 
NSCAW was authorized under Section 427 of the Personal Responsibility 
and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act of 1996. The NSCAW is the 
only source of nationally representative, firsthand information about 
the functioning and well-being, service needs, and service utilization 
of children and families who come to the attention of the child welfare 
system. Information is collected about children's cognitive, social, 
emotional, behavioral, and adaptive functioning, as well as family and 
community factors that are likely to influence their functioning. 
Family service needs and service utilization also are addressed in the 
data collection.
    Selection of the current NSCAW sample and baseline data collection 
began in 2007 with a final anticipated sample size of 5,700 children. 
The proposed data collection will allow for follow-up of this sample 18 
months post-baseline, and will follow the same format as that used in 
the baseline round and will employ, with only modest revisions, the 
same instruments that were used in the previous round. Data from NSCAW 
are made available to the research community through licensing 
arrangements from the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect 
at Cornell University.
    Respondents: Children and their associated permanent or foster 
caregivers, caseworkers, and teachers.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Child Interview.................................           1,424               1            1.33           1,894
Caregiver Interview.............................           1,424               1            1.9            2,706
Caseworker Interview............................             285               3            1                855
Teacher Questionnaire...........................             855               1             .50             428
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,882.
    Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be 
obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, 
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, 
SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All 
requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection. E-mail address: OPREinfocollectiori@acf.hhs.gov.
    OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the 
collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of 
this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best 
assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following:
    Office of Management and Budget Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 
202-395-6974, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children 
and Families.

    Dated: June 17, 2009.
Seth F. Chamberlain,
OPRE Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-14625 Filed 6-22-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M