CWDS Bulletins

Working in CARES Newsletter - Volume 4

The CARES Implementation Team provides the status of CARES Statewide Implementation, tips for new users, and information on known bugs/issues and recommended workarounds. Please view Volume 4.

CWS-CARES Scheduled Outage for Saturday, January 26, 2019, 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM

CWS-CARES Scheduled Outage for Saturday, January 26, 2019, 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM

To all CWS/CMS and Probation SPOCs and Technical Contacts, and CWS-CARES SPOCs:

In support of the CWS/CMS Release 8.5, the CWS-CARES team has scheduled an outage that will interrupt connectivity to the CWS-CARES on Saturday, January 26, 2019, beginning at 6:00 AM and concluding at 2:00 PM.  During the scheduled outage users will not be able to access the CWS-CARES application.

Action Required: If users experience any issues with CWS-CARES, please follow your county process for reporting issues or you may contact the CWDS Service Desk at 1 855-292-3444.

CWDS Legislative Update - December 2018

Child Welfare Digital Services produces a monthly report for the Legislature and stakeholders to follow as the project works to replace the CMS/CWS legacy system.

Click here to read the December 2018 report online.

Working in CARES Newsletter - Volume 3

The CARES Implementation Team provides the status of CARES Statewide Implementation, tips for new users, and information on known bugs/issues and recommended workarounds. Please view Volume 3.

CWDS Legislative Update - November 2018

Child Welfare Digital Services produces a monthly report for the Legislature and stakeholders to follow as the project works to replace the CMS/CWS legacy system.

Click here to read the November 2018 report online.

CWDS Sprint Review 10.4 Development Teams

CWDS will hold a sprint review on December 13 for stakeholders to follow the progress of digital service teams. Please check the links below to access the presentation slides and the webinar recording afterward. The agenda will also inserted below for reference.

CWDS Digital Teams hold public sprint reviews twice a month, with details of progress published online. Stakeholders can stay updated by visiting the  CWDS archive (The Feed), viewing the CWDS events calendar and subscribing to the eNewsletter
Sprint Review Session Sprint 10.4 Webinar  (recording not available)
CANS Presentation: Team B, Team K, Team N 
Identity Management Presentation: Team M, Team A 
Design Ops Presentation

Working in CARES Newsletter - Volume 2

The CARES Implementation Team provides the status of CARES 2.0 Statewide Implementation, tips for new users, and information on known bugs/issues and recommended workarounds. Please view Volume 2.

Bay Area Regional User Group Presentation and Quarterly Update

Child Welfare Digital Services delivered a project update to the Bay Area Regional User Group on December 6, 2018. Review the CWS/CMS presentation and Quarterly CWDS Update slides online.

CWDS Sprint Review 10.3 Development Teams

CWDS held a sprint review on November 29 for stakeholders to follow the progress of digital service teams. Please check the links below to access the presentation slides and the webinar recording. The agenda is also inserted below for reference.

CWDS Digital Teams hold public sprint reviews twice a month, with details of progress published online. Stakeholders can stay updated by visiting the  CWDS archive (The Feed), viewing the CWDS events calendar and subscribing to the eNewsletter
Sprint Review Session Sprint 10.3 Webinar  
CANS Presentation: Team B, Team K, Team N 
Identity Management Presentation: Team M, Team A 
Design Ops Presentation


CWDS Legislative Update - October 2018

Child Welfare Digital Services produces a monthly report for the Legislature and stakeholders to follow as the project works to replace the CMS/CWS legacy system.

Click here to read the October 2018 report online.