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In addition, ACF is requesting Youth aged 18–21 will be interviewed at conducted during the program site
comments on plans to begin data three points during the evaluation visits.
collection and conduct an evaluation of period. Program administrators, staff, Respondents: Youth, caseworkers,
a fifth independent living program using and youth will participate in interviews,
program administrators, and staff.
a randomized experimental design. observations, and focus groups

ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATE


Number of Average
Number of Total burden
Instrument responses per burden hours
respondents hours
respondent per response

Ongoing Study Sites

Baseline:
Youth interview ......................................................................................... 98 1 1.5 147
Caseworker survey ................................................................................... 4 19 .5 38
First Follow Up:
Your interview ........................................................................................... 177 1 1.5 266
Caseworker survey ................................................................................... 4 36 .5 72
Program Site visit ..................................................................................... 50 1 1.5 75
Second Follow Up:
Youth interview ......................................................................................... 370 1 1.5 555

New (5th) Study Site

Baseline:
Youth interview ......................................................................................... 250 1 1.5 375
Program site visit ...................................................................................... 80 1 1.5 120
First Follow Up:
Youth interview ......................................................................................... 213 1 1.5 320
Program site visit ...................................................................................... 50 1 1.5 75
Second Follow Up:
Youth interview ......................................................................................... 200 1 1.5 300

Estimated Total Burden Hours: 2,343. collection of information on Families (ACF), was authorized by the
Estimated Annual Burden Hours respondents, including through the use Promoting Safe and Stable Families Act
(average over three years): 781. of automated collection techniques or of 2001 (SSFA, Pub. L. 107–133). The
In compliance with the requirements other forms of information technology. MCP program is designed to nurture
of seciton 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Consideration will be given to children who have one or both parents
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the comments and suggestions submitted incarcerated. The Secretary of HHS is
Administration for Children and within 60 days of this publication. mandated to appropriate funds for the
Families is soliciting public comment Dated: May 11, 2006. MCP grant program, specifically for
on the specific aspects of the evaluation, research, training, and
Robert Sargis,
information collection described above.
Reports Clearance Officer. technical assistance. In FY 2004,
Copies of the proposed collection of
[FR Doc. 06–4633 Filed 5–17–06; 8:45 am] grantees began submitting progress
information can be obtained and
comments may be forwarded by writing BILLING CODE 4184–01–M reports to HHS.
to the Administration for Children and FYSB will conduct an assessment of
Families, Office of Administration, the mentoring community to identify
Office of Information Services, 370 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND and assess needs for the purpose of
L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, HUMAN SERVICES building a toolkit of practical
DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance information and tools to assist
Administration for Children and
Officer. E-mail address: mentoring programs in promoting
Families
infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests cultural competence and diversity in
should be identified by the title of the Proposed Information Collection their programs. The toolkit modules
information collection. Activity; Comment Request address recruiting minority mentors,
The Department specifically requests assessing and matching mentors and
comments on: (a) Whether the proposed Title: Needs Assessment for
mentees, training, educating program
collection of information is necessary Promoting Cultural Competence and
Diversity in Youth Mentoring Programs staff and participants, and promoting
for the proper performance of the
functions of the agency, including Toolkit. ethnic identity development.
whether the information shall have OMB No. New Collection. Respondents: Mentoring Children of
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Description: The Department of Prisoners grantees and National
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agency’s estimate of the burden of the Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR)
proposed collection of information; (c) Mentoring Children of Prisoners (MCP) affiliated mentoring organizations.
the quality, utility, and clarity of the program, administered under the Family
information to be collected; and (d) Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) within
ways to minimize the burden of the the Administration for Children and

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ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES


Number of Average burden
Number of Total burden
Instrument responses per hours per
respondents hours
respondent response

Mentoring ToolKit Web-based Needs Assessment Questionnaire ............... 442 1 .75 332
Mentoring ToolKit Web-based focus group ................................................... 40 1 1 40
Mentoring ToolKit Web-based Feedback Questionnaire ............................... 100 1 .25 25

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours ................................................... ........................ ........................ .......................... 397

In compliance with the requirements information to be collected; and (d) et seq.) as amended requires States ‘‘to
of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the ways to minimize the burden of the annually work with the Secretary to
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the collection of information on provide to the maximum extent
Administration for Children and respondents, including through the use practical, a report’’ that includes 12 data
Families is soliciting public comment of automated collection techniques or items listed in the statute. The National
on the specific aspects of the other forms of information technology. Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
information collection described above. Consideration will be given to (NCANDS), administered by the
Copies of the proposed collection of comments and suggestions submitted Children’s Bureau, meets this reporting
information can be obtained and within 60 days of this publication. requirement. In addition, the
comments may be forwarded by writing Dated: May 12, 2006. amendments of 1988 require that the
to the Administration for Children and Robert Sargis, data system ‘‘shall be universal and case
Families, Office of Administration, Reports Clearance Officer. specific and integrated with other case-
Office of Information Services, 370 [FR Doc. 06–4634 Filed 5–17–06; 8:45 am]
based foster care and adoption data
L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, collected by the Secretary.’’ There are
BILLING CODE 4184–01–M
DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance two data components, the Detailed Case
Officer. E-mail address: Data Component (DCDC), which
infocollection@ach.hhs.gov. All requests DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND includes the case-level data submitted
should be identified by the title of the HUMAN SERVICES through the Child File and some
information collection. aggregated data submitted through the
The Department specifically requests Administration for Children and Agency File, and the Summary Data
comments on: (1) Whether the proposed Families component (SC), which is used by
collection of information is necessary States that cannot submit case-level
Submission for OMB Review; data. No changes are being requested.
for the proper performance of the
Comment Request The Summary Data Component will be
functions of the agency, including
whether the information shall have Title: National Child Abuse and phased out over the next few years as
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Neglect Data System. the number of States that can complete
agency’s estimate of the burden of the OMB No.: 0980–0229. the Child File increases.
proposed collection of information; (c) Description: The Child Abuse and Respondents: State Child Welfare
the quality, utility, and clarity of the Neglect Treatment Act (42 U.S.C. 5101 Agencies.

ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES


Number of Average burden
Number of Total burden
Instrument responses per hours per
respondents hours
respondent response

DCDC (includes the Child File and the Agency File) .................................... 49 1 108.6 5,321
Summary Data Component ........................................................................... 3 1 32 96

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours ................................................... ........................ ........................ .......................... 5,417

Additional Information: Copies of the OMB Comment: OMB is required to of Management and Budget, Paperwork
proposed collection may be obtained by make a decision concerning the Reduction Project, Attn: Desk Officer for
writing to the Administration for collection of information between 30 ACF, E-mail address:
Children and Families, Office of and 60 days after publication of this Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov.
Administration, Office of Information document in the Federal Register. Dated: May 11, 2006.
Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Therefore, a comment is best assured of
Robert Sargis,
Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF having its full effect if OMB receives it
Reports Clearance Officer. All requests within 30 days of publication. Written Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06–4635 Filed 5–17–06; 8:45 am]
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should be identified by the title of the comments and recommendations for the
information collection. E-mail address: proposed information collection should BILLING CODE 4184–01–M
infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. be sent directly to the following: Office

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