Project Schedule

Although we do our best to follow the project schedule, numerous circumstances can impact estimated completion dates. We will continue to update the schedule with any developments. Please refer to the latest projected timeline below. 

Fall 2021

  • Business mapping and technical work for:
    • Certified Respite Provider (continues)
    • Expedited License (continues)
    • CPA certification of foster homes (begins)
    • Licensing Child Placing Agencies and Group Care (begins)
  • Finalize functionality through Sprint User Acceptance Testing for:
    • Child Specific License 
    • Child Specific Unlicensed 
    • Adoption-Only 
    • Certified Respite Provider
  • Monthly listening sessions with Licensing Division (LD) leadership and LD staff continue 
  • Information sessions between DCYF and CPAs continue
  • Weekly portal update messages to LD staff and email subscribers continue
  • Data cleanup and migration continue
  • LD staff continue using Binti sandbox (testing database)
  • IT interface work between Binti and FamLink continues

Winter 2021- Winter 2022

  • Business mapping and technical work for:
    • CPA certification of Foster Homes (continues)
    • Licensing Child Placing Agencies and Group Care (begins)
  • Finalize functionality through Sprint User Acceptance Testing for:
    • Certified Respite Provider
    • Expedited License     
  • Monthly listening sessions with Licensing Division (LD) leadership and LD staff continue 
  • Information sessions between DCYF and CPAs continues
  • Weekly portal update messages to LD staff and email subscribers continue
  • Data cleanup and migration continue
  • LD staff continue using Binti sandbox (testing database)
  • IT interface work between Binti and FamLink is ongoing

Spring 2022

  • Business mapping and technical work for:
    • CPA certification of Foster Homes (continues)
    • Licensing Child Placing Agencies and Group Care (continues)
  • Finalize functionality through Sprint User Acceptance Testing for:
    • CPA certification of Foster Homes 
    • Licensing Child Placing Agencies and Group Care 
  • Monthly listening sessions with Licensing Division (LD) leadership and LD staff continue 
  • Information sessions between DCYF and CPAs continues
  • Weekly portal update messages to LD staff and email subscribers continue
  • Data cleanup and migration continue
  • LD staff continue using Binti sandbox (testing database)
  • IT interface work between Binti and FamLink is ongoing
  • Data migration completed in preparation for go-live
  • Tiered Home Study training
  • Regional training approach for Assessment, SAM, and Regional Licensing 
  • LD Staff training
  • Power User Training in Train-the-Trainer Model
  • Train-the-Trainer Model-Tell, Show, Do, and Review
  • Phase 1-Functionality Training

Summer 2022 

  • Monthly listening sessions with Licensing Division (LD) leadership and LD staff continue 
  • Information sessions between DCYF and CPAs continues
  • Weekly portal update messages to LD staff and email subscribers continue
  • Data cleanup and migration continue
  • LD staff continue using Binti sandbox (testing database)
  • IT interface work between Binti and FamLink is ongoing
  • Phase 2 - Program Specific Training
  • CPA pilot group will be incorporated in with Regional Licensing Training
  • Licensing Division staff begins accepting applications through the Binti Portal 

Fall 2022 

  • Monthly listening sessions with Licensing Division (LD) leadership and LD staff continue 
  • Information sessions between DCYF and CPAs continues
  • Weekly portal update messages to LD staff and email subscribers continue
  • Data cleanup and migration continue
  • IT interface work between Binti and FamLink is ongoing
  • Phase 2 - Program Specific Training
  • CPA pilot group will be incorporated in with Regional Licensing Training
  • Child Placing Agencies begin certifying homes through the Binti Portal
  • Regional Licensing Staff begin accepting application through the Binti Portal
     

Winter 2022 - Winter 2023 

  • Go live with licensing of Child Placing Agencies and Group Care Facilities