Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 45029 [2017-20676]

Download as PDF 45029 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 27, 2017 / Notices Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), seeks approval to collect information from home visiting program staff in programs receiving funding through the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program as part of the Home Visiting Career Trajectories study. ACF is interested in collecting information about the state of the home visiting workforce, career trajectories of home visitors, and strategies for building a pipeline of qualified home visitors and supervisors. [FR Doc. 2017–20634 Filed 9–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–36–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: Home Visiting Career Trajectories. OMB No.: New Collection. Through the proposed information collection, the researchers will obtain information about the characteristics, qualifications, and career trajectories of home visiting staff. The study will include a national survey of the MIECHV workforce, interviews with training and technical assistance experts, and site visits to home visiting programs in eight states that vary in terms of geography, population demographics, labor markets, and home visiting program offerings. Respondents: Home visiting program managers, supervisors, home visitors, and training and technical assistance experts. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total/annual number of respondents Instrument asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Home visitor and supervisor survey ................................................................ Program manager survey ................................................................................ Focus group moderator’s guide ....................................................................... Self-administered questionnaire for focus group participants ......................... Key informant interview guide—management and supervisory staff .............. Key informant interview guide—training and technical assistance experts .... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,510. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: OPREinfocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments on (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Sep 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 3,000 700 480 480 80 30 Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Mary Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–20676 Filed 9–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–74–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [OMB No.: 0970–0351] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; State Plan for Grants to States for Refugee Resettlement Description: A State Plan is required by 8 U.S.C. 1522 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (the Act) [Title IV, Sec. 412 of the Act] for each State agency requesting Federal funding for refugee resettlement under 8 U.S.C. 524 [Title IV, Sec. 414 of the Act], including Refugee Cash and Medical Assistance, Unaccompanied Minor Refugee Program, Refugee Social Services, and Targeted Assistance program funding. The State Plan is a comprehensive narrative description of the nature and scope of a States programs and provides assurances that the programs will be PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent 1 1 1 1 1 1 Average burden hours per response 0.38 0.33 2 0.03 1.5 1.5 Annual burden hours 1,140 231 960 14 120 45 administered in conformity with the specific requirements stipulated in 45 CFR 400.4–400.9. The State Plan must include all applicable State procedures, designations, and certifications for each requirement as well as supporting documentation. The plan assures ORR that the State is capable of administering refugee assistance and coordinating employment and other social services for eligible caseloads in conformity with specific requirements. ORR proposes organizational and formatting changes to make the checklist more accessible to the user. Additionally, ORR proposes streamlining language to make the checklist easier to read. These proposed changes include technical corrections to regulatory citations. ORR proposes removing a number of requirements, including an assurance regarding the inclusion of refugee resettlement programs in pandemic influenza emergency plans and a basic description of providers conducting medical screening. ORR proposes to remove a requirement that all states describe a plan for the care, supervision of, and legal responsibility for, refugee children who become unaccompanied in the state. ORR also proposes to remove requirements specific to the Cuban/ Haitian entrants and replace them with an assurance that states will provide all ORR-eligible populations with the E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Home Visiting Career Trajectories.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at 
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in 
collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA), seeks approval to collect information from home visiting 
program staff in programs receiving funding through the Maternal, 
Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program as part of 
the Home Visiting Career Trajectories study. ACF is interested in 
collecting information about the state of the home visiting workforce, 
career trajectories of home visitors, and strategies for building a 
pipeline of qualified home visitors and supervisors.
    Through the proposed information collection, the researchers will 
obtain information about the characteristics, qualifications, and 
career trajectories of home visiting staff. The study will include a 
national survey of the MIECHV workforce, interviews with training and 
technical assistance experts, and site visits to home visiting programs 
in eight states that vary in terms of geography, population 
demographics, labor markets, and home visiting program offerings.
    Respondents: Home visiting program managers, supervisors, home 
visitors, and training and technical assistance experts.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                   Total/annual      Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                        number of     responses per     hours per     Annual burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Home visitor and supervisor survey..............           3,000               1            0.38           1,140
Program manager survey..........................             700               1            0.33             231
Focus group moderator's guide...................             480               1               2             960
Self-administered questionnaire for focus group              480               1            0.03              14
 participants...................................
Key informant interview guide--management and                 80               1             1.5             120
 supervisory staff..............................
Key informant interview guide--training and                   30               1             1.5              45
 technical assistance experts...................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,510.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above. Copies of the proposed 
collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 
by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of 
Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: 
OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by 
the title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests comments on (a) whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection 
of information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted 
within 60 days of this publication.

Mary Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-20676 Filed 9-26-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-74-P