Proposed Information Collection Activity; Data Collection for the Integrating Financial Capability and Employment Services Project (New Collection), 48152-48153 [2021-18520]

Download as PDF 48152 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 164 / Friday, August 27, 2021 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES—Continued Instrument Number of respondents (total over request period) Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) 90 90 42 22 9 1 1 1 AIAN FACES 2019 special Head Start teacher child report ............................................................................... AIAN FACES 2019 Head Start teacher survey ............... AIAN FACES 2019 Head Start center director survey .... AIAN FACES 2019 Head Start program director survey Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,114. Comments: 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. Authority: Section 640(a)(2)(D) and section 649 of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–18519 Filed 8–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–22–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Data Collection for the Integrating Financial Capability and Employment Services Project (New Collection) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Aug 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 proposing a data collection activity as part of the Integrating Financial Capability and Employment Services Project. The objective of this project is to better understand financial capability interventions offered in the context of delivering employment and training services for low-income adults. This descriptive study intends to use this information to build more evidence about the extent, forms, and practices of incorporating financial capability interventions into organizations delivering employment and training services for low-income adult populations, and to help establish a basis for future research and evaluation in this area. This project will focus on organizations delivering employment and training services that also offer financial capability services to lowincome adults. DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ACF is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by emailing OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, copies can also be obtained 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. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The objective of the Integrating Financial Capability and Employment Services Project is to better understand financial capability interventions offered in the context of delivering employment and training services for low-income adults. This PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden per response (in hours) .17 .58 .50 .50 Total burden (in hours) 138 52 21 11 Annual burden (in hours) 46 17 7 4 descriptive study intends to use the information collected to build more evidence about the extent, forms, and practices of incorporating financial capability interventions into organizations delivering employment and training services for low-income adult populations, and to help establish a basis for future research and evaluation in this area. This project will focus on organizations delivering employment and training services that also offer financial capability services to low-income adults and will include: • An online survey of organizations to document important factors driving the decision to incorporate financial capability services as well as key inputs, activities, and outputs involved in offering such services; • phone interviews of administrators of organizations to gather qualitative information on how organizations implement financial capability across a variety of program types; • virtual site visits to four organizations to collect in-depth qualitative information from multiple perspectives on notable models; • interviews with participants to provide context on participants’ perspectives on these services; • interviews with employers offering financial capability services to collect qualitative information on the types of financial capability services delivered in the employer context; and • focus groups with administrators of organizations to identify challenges integrating financial capability services into employment and training services. Respondents: Individuals that are currently receiving or have received financial capability services; administrators, managers, and staff of employment and training programs; managers and staff of programs that partner with employment and training programs; and leadership at private employers. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 48153 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 164 / Friday, August 27, 2021 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents (total over request period) Instrument Survey of Employment and Training Programs .............................................. Phone Interviews ............................................................................................. Virtual Site Visit Interviews .............................................................................. Participant Interviews ....................................................................................... Employer Interviews ........................................................................................ Program Administrator Focus Groups ............................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 147. Comments: 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. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 613. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–18520 Filed 8–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–09–P Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) 80 15 32 16 10 10 Average burden per response (in hours) 1 1 1 1 1 1 Total/annual burden (in hours) .33 1.5 1.5 1.5 1 1.5 27 23 48 24 10 15 information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The ACF, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) requests public comment on a proposed extension to a currently approved information collection for the Evaluation of FUP. The approved instruments, supporting statements, and attachments are available at https:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=202009-0970-004. No changes are proposed. Activities include site visits to each program to speak with program leaders, partners and key stakeholders, front-line staff, and participants as well as program and administrative data collection. The evaluation will contribute to understanding the effects of FUP on project participants’ child welfare involvement. This evaluation is part of a larger project to help ACF build the evidence base in child welfare through rigorous evaluation of programs, practices, and policies. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds and administers FUP. The study will also contribute to HUD’s understanding of how housing can serve as a platform for improving quality of life. Respondents: Public housing authority staff, public child welfare agency staff, other services provider staff, and child welfare-involved families. Submission for OMB Review; Evaluation of the Family Unification Program—Extension (OMB #0970– 0514) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requests an extension to continue data collection for the Evaluation of the Family Unification Program (FUP) (OMB #0970–0514). Information collection activities requested include interviews, focus group discussions, program data, and administrative data collection. DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB must make a decision about 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. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular SUMMARY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Guide for Implementation Study for PCWA Management .......... Guide for Implementation Study for PHA Management .............. Guide for Implementation Study for CoC Management .............. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Aug 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) Number of respondents (total over request period) PO 00000 Frm 00040 2 2 2 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden per response (in hours) 1 1 1 E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 1.00 1.00 1.00 27AUN1 Total burden (in hours) 2.00 2.00 2.00 Annual burden (in hours) 1 1 1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 164 (Friday, August 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48152-48153]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-18520]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Data Collection for the 
Integrating Financial Capability and Employment Services Project (New 
Collection)

AGENCY: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration 
for Children and Families, HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), 
Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing a data collection 
activity as part of the Integrating Financial Capability and Employment 
Services Project. The objective of this project is to better understand 
financial capability interventions offered in the context of delivering 
employment and training services for low-income adults. This 
descriptive study intends to use this information to build more 
evidence about the extent, forms, and practices of incorporating 
financial capability interventions into organizations delivering 
employment and training services for low-income adult populations, and 
to help establish a basis for future research and evaluation in this 
area. This project will focus on organizations delivering employment 
and training services that also offer financial capability services to 
low-income adults.

DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with 
the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ACF is 
soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information 
collection described above.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be 
obtained and comments may be forwarded by emailing 
[email protected]. Alternatively, copies can also be 
obtained 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. All 
requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the 
information collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description: The objective of the Integrating Financial Capability 
and Employment Services Project is to better understand financial 
capability interventions offered in the context of delivering 
employment and training services for low-income adults. This 
descriptive study intends to use the information collected to build 
more evidence about the extent, forms, and practices of incorporating 
financial capability interventions into organizations delivering 
employment and training services for low-income adult populations, and 
to help establish a basis for future research and evaluation in this 
area. This project will focus on organizations delivering employment 
and training services that also offer financial capability services to 
low-income adults and will include:
     An online survey of organizations to document important 
factors driving the decision to incorporate financial capability 
services as well as key inputs, activities, and outputs involved in 
offering such services;
     phone interviews of administrators of organizations to 
gather qualitative information on how organizations implement financial 
capability across a variety of program types;
     virtual site visits to four organizations to collect in-
depth qualitative information from multiple perspectives on notable 
models;
     interviews with participants to provide context on 
participants' perspectives on these services;
     interviews with employers offering financial capability 
services to collect qualitative information on the types of financial 
capability services delivered in the employer context; and
     focus groups with administrators of organizations to 
identify challenges integrating financial capability services into 
employment and training services.
    Respondents: Individuals that are currently receiving or have 
received financial capability services; administrators, managers, and 
staff of employment and training programs; managers and staff of 
programs that partner with employment and training programs; and 
leadership at private employers.

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                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of
                                                     Number of     responses per
                                                    respondents     respondent    Average burden   Total/annual
                   Instrument                       (total over     (total over    per  response    burden (in
                                                      request         request       (in hours)        hours)
                                                      period)         period)
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Survey of Employment and Training Programs......              80               1             .33              27
Phone Interviews................................              15               1             1.5              23
Virtual Site Visit Interviews...................              32               1             1.5              48
Participant Interviews..........................              16               1             1.5              24
Employer Interviews.............................              10               1               1              10
Program Administrator Focus Groups..............              10               1             1.5              15
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 147.
    Comments: 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.
    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 613.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-18520 Filed 8-26-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-09-P