Data Sharing: Courts and Child Welfare

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Author(s): US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families
Publication Date: 07/01/2018

From the author(s): The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) offers this technical assistance guidance to courts and child welfare agencies to assist and support the creation of automated, bi-directional (two-way) data exchanges between their respective information systems. This document summarizes the benefits of data exchanges, identifies data categories to consider in data-sharing agreements, provides tips for overcoming common challenges, and highlights examples of successfully operating state and locally administered data exchanges.



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United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families. (2018). Data Sharing: Courts and Child Welfare. https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/data_sharing_toolkit.pdf.


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