CFSR Statewide Assessment Readiness Checklist, Timelines, and Organization

Access this project management resource to plan for the CFSR Statewide Assessment. 

Publication year: 2024
Capacity Building Center for States


Preparing for the Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) and its Statewide Assessment can seem daunting, particularly for child welfare professionals new to the process. Use this set of project management worksheets to help your child welfare agency get organized for the CFSR.

Complete the tool's fillable worksheets to:

  • Explore readiness and identify needs for conducting the CFSR Statewide Assessment
  • Consider your organizational structure to get the work done
  • Identify system partners for examining data, assessing outcomes, and exploring systemic factor functioning
  • Set timelines for key tasks

Starting early can help your agency prepare and set a foundation to effectively manage the CFSR process.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2024). CFSR Statewide Assessment readiness checklist, timelines, and organization. CFSR round 4 planning and implementation tool. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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