Sampling and Data 2010

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
Puerto Rico November 2-6, 2009 10/1/08 – 11/2/09

FC: 10/1/08 – 3/31/09

IHS: 10/1/08 – 5/31/09

Louisiana March 8-12, 2010 10/1/08 – 3/8/10

FC: 10/1/08 – 3/31/09

IHS: 10/1/08 – 5/31/09

Wisconsin April 12-16, 2010 4/1/09 – 4/12/10

FC: 4/1/09 – 9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09

Rhode Island April 26-30, 2010 4/1/09 – 4/26/10

FC: 4/1/09 – 9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09

Mississippi May 17-21, 2010 4/1/09 – 5/17/10

FC: 4/1/09 –9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09

Missouri June 7-11, 2010 4/1/09 – 6/7/10

FC: 4/1/09 –9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09

New Hampshire August 2-6, 2010 4/1/09 – 8/2/10

FC: 4/1/09 –9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09

Iowa August 23-27, 2010 4/1/09 – 8/23/10

FC: 4/1/09 –9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09

Washington September 13-17, 2010 4/1/09 – 9/13/10

FC: 4/1/09 –9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09

Utah June 21-25, 2010 4/1/09-6/21/10

FC: 4/1/09 –9/30/09

IHS: 4/1/09 – 11/30/09