The following resources include Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) reports and findings for individual States. Related documents include Statewide Assessments, Program Improvement Plans (PIPs), and State-generated reports on efforts to address areas needing improvement through improved quality assurance.
Continuous Quality Improvement of Child Welfare Systems Reports
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
Lists reports from 2005 to present analyzing child welfare systems in Wisconsin counties. The analyses address outcomes and indicators for children and families, overall system performance, and service improvements.
Improving Public Child Welfare Agency Performance in the Context of the Federal Child and Family Services Reviews (PDF - 924 KB)
Orlebeke, Wulczyn, & Mitchell-Herzfeld (2005)
Describes the pilot of a program used in New York to build a set of outcomes, corresponding measures, and monitoring reports for local child welfare agencies.
Oregon's Lessons Learned and Plan of Action (PDF - 28 KB)
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement (2005)
Discusses the development of Oregon's PIP and outlines its results, including next steps for improving services.
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Explores strategies being used by the department to improve and monitor Minnesota's child welfare system performance in case practice and within its child welfare system.
Quality Improvement Practices and Tools
Minnesota Department of Human Services (2009)
Provides tools for day-to-day supervision and quality improvement, including tools to prepare for and use during the CFSRs and tools for developing PIPs.