Summary: The CW worker must face many issues when working with tribal children and families experiencing historical trauma, but first we must appreciate and honor the resilience of Native families. It is imperative that CW workers address historical trauma in the family using child welfare best practice and incorporate tribal kinship and cultural ways to facilitate healing and lasting change resulting in the safety, permanency and wellbeing of Native children and their families. *Article begins on page 30

Author: Zimmerman, M. B., & Shannon, P.
Date: 2013