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!

Guide to an AFCARS Assessment Review

The Children’s Bureau produced this Guide to an AFCARS Assessment Review to provide guidance to title IV-E agency child welfare program and technology staff regarding the AFCARS Assessment Review process. Revisions in this edition are based on the Children’s Bureau’s...

AFCARS Technical Bulletin # 1- Data Elements

This Technical Bulletin provides overview information on the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) foster care and adoption data elements. The included table lists all of the sixty-six foster care and the thirty-seven adoption data elements...

About AFCARS

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) collects case-level information from state and tribal title IV-E agencies on all children in foster care and those who have been adopted with title IV-E agency involvement. Examples of data reported...

2012 Interim Final Rule for Tribal Title IV-E

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is issuing this interim final rule to implement statutory provisions related to the Tribal title IV–E program. Effective October 1, 2009, section 479B(b) of the Social Security Act (the Act) authorizes direct Federal...

Native America Calling Radio Show

Listen to the replay to hear Jenae Sanchez, the program coordinator for Project KEVA, discuss the benefits of home visiting. She is joined by Simone Duran, a mom who is currently participating in the program, and Crystal Kee, who is the training and implementation...