Administration for Children and Families June 2, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System
Document Number: 2016-12509
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Administration for Children and Families
This final rule replaces the Statewide and Tribal Automated Child Welfare Information Systems (S/TACWIS) rule with the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) rule. The rule also makes conforming amendments in rules in related requirements. This rule will assist title IV-E agencies in developing information management systems that leverage new innovations and technology in order to better serve children and families. More specifically, this final rule supports the use of cost-effective, innovative technologies to automate the collection of high-quality case management data and to promote its analysis, distribution, and use by workers, supervisors, administrators, researchers, and policy makers.