Working With American Indian Children and Families

States and jurisdictions work with Tribes on child welfare issues in many different ways. In some cases, Tribes run their own child welfare systems; in other instances, Tribes receive different degrees of funding and services from the State or counties. In all cases, workers from non-Tribal cultural backgrounds will benefit from learning about Indian history, relevant Federal laws, and cultural considerations. This resource page from the Child Welfare Information Gateway is designed to help non-Indian child welfare workers and agencies find resources on issues relevant to working with American Indian and Alaska Native children and families.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
November, 2012
Date: 
November 2012
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Welfare
  • Special Populations
  • Tribal TANF
    • Tribal TANF/Child Welfare Collaboration
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