Tribal Information Exchange

Capacity Building Center for Tribes


The Capacity Building Center for Tribes, funded by the Children’s Bureau, provides training and technical assistance to build the capacity of tribal child welfare programs. The Center for Tribes collaborates with American Indian and Alaska Native nations to help strengthen tribal child and family systems and services in order to nurture the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families.

The Tribal Information Exchange provides resources created and gathered by the Center for Tribes for tribal child welfare professionals. We hope you find the resources on this page useful.

Tribal CHILD WELFARE Resources

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Visit our Resource Library to search for over 400 resources curated for tribal child welfare professionals.

Gather Tools from Tribes

Tools from Tribes is a space for tribal child welfare professionals to find and share frequently used forms and templates.

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Build Knowledge

Discover tools, trainings, and other resources organized by child welfare topic area.

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Prevention Brief

The Capacity Building Center for Tribes Prevention Brief describes family strengthening prevention practices, definitions, and key strategies for tribal communities to consider when developing and implementing prevention programming.

Prevention Menu of Supports 

The Capacity Building Center for Tribes Menu of Supports outlines Center for Tribes training and technical assistance available for tribal child welfare programs in developing and implementing prevention programs and practice.

Supporting Gender Diverse Indigenous Youth Webinar Series

This three-part webinar series supports tribal child welfare professionals in building knowledge and identifying strategies to increase their understanding, acceptance, and support of LGBTQIA2S+ youth and families.

Tribal Child Welfare Data System Procurement Webinar Series

This three-part webinar series provides a detailed framework of best practices in planning for and procuring a new case management system. Tribal staff share their processes for selecting and implementing data systems.

Spring Newsletter

Check out the most recent Center for Tribes quarterly newsletter featuring tribal child welfare news, funding opportunities, and resources. Want relevant tribal child welfare updates in your inbox each week? Subscribe to our mailing list!

Center for Tribes Podcast

The Center for Tribes podcast features conversations with child welfare experts across Indian Country to address the importance of building tribal child welfare programs that are reflective of their community values and culture.

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The Children's Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funds the Capacity Building Center for Tribes. The contents of this website and the resources herein do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Children's Bureau. 

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