California-Child and Family Services Review Resources

California-Child and Family Services Review Manuals

These are the most current guides provided by the CDSS for conducting C-CFSR reviews. These manuals provide instructions for the completion and submission of County Self-Assessments (CSAs), System Improvement Plans (SIPs), and SIP Progress Reports.

C-CFSR Instructional Manual

 California-Child and Family Services Review Tools

CSA Report Template Instructions

CSA Template

CSA Checklist

SIP Narrative Template Instructions

SIP Narrative Template

SIP Chart Template Instructions

SIP Chart Template

SIP Progress Report Template Instructions

SIP Progress Report Template

Resource List

C-CFSR Report Examples

Literature Reviews

Placement Stability

Preventing Re-entry

Factors, Characteristics, and Promising Practices Related to Reunification and Re-entry

Achieving Permanency


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