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.

Tribal Child Welfare Program Policies and procedures: an overview of the why and the how of development and revision

Documented policies and procedures are a critical tool for tribal child welfare programs. While they may take time to develop initially, the benefits are far-reaching and can be no less than life-saving for children in care. This brief resource will help your program...

Trauma-Informed Practice Strategies (TIPS) for Supporting Caregivers of Native Youth in Out-of-Home Care

Trauma and healing experiences have rippling effects on youth who are living in an out-of-home placement, impacting their out-of-home caregivers and the youth’s placement stability. Tribal child welfare programs help caregivers and youth in tribal foster care to...