Sampling and Data 2008

Several months before a State’s CFSR, the Children’s Bureau begins working with the State to pull a sample of cases to be reviewed during the onsite review. This page provides access to sampling information related to each State’s onsite review.

Sampling Guidance Document - (PDF):
Sampling Guidelines, which are located in Chapter 4 of the CFSR Procedures Manual, provide information to States about the selection of a random sample of cases to be reviewed during the onsite review. This document provides a summary of the sampling procedures.

Child and Family Services Review Technical Bulletin #2 (link):
Section I of this Technical Bulletin contains information on ACF's approach on determining the time periods for the sample of cases for the onsite Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs). Section II contains the time periods and technical information for Fiscal Years 2007 through 2010.

State Review Date Period Under Review Sampling Period
Florida January 7-11 10/1/06 – 1/7/08

FC: 10/1/06 – 3/31/07

IHS: 10/1/06 – 5/31/07

Arkansas January 28-February 1 10/1/06 – 1/28/08

FC: 10/1/06 – 3/31/07

IHS: 10/1/06 – 5/31/07

California February 4-8 10/1/06 – 2/4/08

FC: 10/1/06 – 3/31/07

IHS: 10/1/06 – 5/31/07

Texas March 24-28 10/1/06 – 3/24/08

FC: 10/1/06 – 3/31/07

IHS: 10/1/06 – 5/31/07

Idaho April 7-11 4/1/07 – 4/7/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

North Dakota April 21-25 4/1/07 – 4/21/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

New York May 5-9 4/1/07 – 5/5/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

South Dakota May 19-23 4/1/07 – 5/19/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Wyoming June 9-13 4/1/07 – 6/9/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Kentucky June 16-20 4/1/07 – 6/16/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Nebraska July 14-18 4/1/07 – 7/14/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Pennsylvania July 28-Aug 1 4/1/07 – 7/28/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Montana August 11-15 4/1/07 – 8/11/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Ohio August 18-22 4/1/07 – 8/18/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Tennessee August 25-29 4/1/07 – 8/25/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Alaska September 8-12 4/1/07 – 9/8/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

West Virginia September 15-19 4/1/07 – 9/15/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07

Connecticut September 22-26 4/1/07 – 9/22/08

FC: 4/1/07 –9/30/07

IHS: 4/1/07 – 11/30/07