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.

Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook

The revised ICWA judicial benchbook was developed to provide judicial officers with necessary and thorough information to assist with cases involving American Indian or Alaska Native children. As “inquiring magistrates,” juvenile and family court judges provide...

Child Welfare Policy Manual

This Child Welfare Policy Manual contains policy questions and answers applicable to child welfare programs operated by the Children’s Bureau. The manual is broken down into nine main policy areas (with detailed subsections): AFCARS, CAPTA, Independent...