Resource Library

This library contains over 200 articles and resources relevant to tribal child welfare, gathered from a wide variety of sources. It also includes all of the products developed by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes that you see featured on this website. We hope you find what you need!

Materials here not created by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes are for reference and not necessarily endorsed by the Children’s Bureau.

Funding Child Welfare Services

This guide from NICWA is part of their Tribal Leadership Series and provides information for tribal leaders on funding their child welfare services in a way that aligns with their community values.

Home Study Guide: The Basics and Beyond

Conducting a home study with families who wish to serve as resource homes for tribal children is an important part of the child welfare process and a skill that is developed over time with practice. Kendra Lowden with Ghost Thunder Consulting shares the information...

Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Courts

A tool for improving outcomes for American Indian children and families. From the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, this publication features ICWA best practice implementation experiences and evaluation of the St. Louis County ICWA court.

Celebrating Our Magic

RESOURCES FOR AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE TRANSGENDER AND TWO-SPIRIT YOUTH, THEIR RELATIVES AND FAMILIES, AND THEIR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS”Youth are a symbol of the future and represent an opportunity for continuity and growth throughout our lifetimes. There are...