Administration for Children and Families August 19, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Evaluation of the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative
Document Number: 2019-17775
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of 20 previously approved forms that include satisfaction surveys; a leadership interview protocol; a web- based collaboration survey; assessment tools; and service-specific feedback forms (OMB #0970-0484, expiration 8/31/2019). There are no changes to these forms. An extension is not being sought for four instruments originally included (Tribal Organizational Assessment Interviews: Caseworker Interview; Community Provider Interview; Community Member/Elder Interview; Family Interview).
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-17753
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, that a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (Committee) will be held on October 4, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to discuss its work on its interim report on recommended best practices for states to follow to combat the sex trafficking of children and youth based on multidisciplinary research and promising, evidence-based models, and programs. The members of the Committee request any examples and comments from the public to inform their work and have also requested input on the following specific topics pertaining to combating the sex trafficking of children and youth in the United States: Screening and Identification: Intersections with interpersonal violence; screening or universal approaches. Service Provision: Models for multi-agency response protocols; evaluated training curricula for service providers; case management and specialized service models. Housing: Prevention efforts of public housing authorities. Prevention: Initiatives of city, county, and state public health departments. Data: Strategies for state Medicaid offices to collect quality measures regarding violence or exploitation; collection and protection of exploitation data in health records. Child Welfare: Evidence-informed or -based curricula for child welfare providers, child and youth service providers, and foster parents; child welfare policies and procedures for identifying and responding to trafficking; interagency data sharing agreements that pertain to child sex trafficking cases; specialized foster care models including residential treatment; screening tools used in child welfare agencies and whether or not they've been validated. State funding sources for prevention, training, and/or services in addition to federal non-IV-E funding. Please submit your examples and/or comments to adonald@nhttac.org with the subject ``NAC Comments'' as soon as possible and before August 30.