[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)]
[Page 6574]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-03093]



Administration for Children and Families

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: Home Visiting Career Trajectories.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at 
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in 
collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA), seeks approval to collect information from home visiting 
program staff in programs receiving funding through the Maternal, 
Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program as part of 
the Home Visiting Career Trajectories study. ACF is interested in 
collecting information about the state of the home visiting workforce, 
career trajectories of home visitors, and strategies for building a 
pipeline of qualified home visitors and supervisors.
    Through the proposed information collection, the researchers will 
obtain information about the characteristics, qualifications, and 
career trajectories of home visiting staff. The study will include a 
national survey of the MIECHV workforce, interviews with training and 
technical assistance experts, and site visits to home visiting programs 
in eight states that vary in terms of geography, population 
demographics, labor markets, and home visiting program offerings.
    Respondents: Home visiting program managers, supervisors, home 
visitors, and training and technical assistance experts.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
                                                  Total/annual      Number of     Average burden
                   Instrument                       number of     responses per      hours per     Annual burden
                                                   respondents      respondent       response          hours
Home visitor and supervisor survey.............           3,000               1             0.38           1,140
Program manager survey.........................             700               1             0.33             231
Focus group moderator's guide..................             480               1                2             960
Self-administered questionnaire for focus group             480               1             0.03              14
Key informant interview guide--management and                80               1              1.5             120
 supervisory staff.............................
Key informant interview guide--training and                  30               1              1.5              45
 technical assistance experts..................

    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,510.
    Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be 
obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, 
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All 
requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection. Email address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov.
    OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the 
collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of 
this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best 
assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office 
of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: 
OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration 
for Children and Families.

Mary Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-03093 Filed 2-13-18; 8:45 am]