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!

Indian Child Welfare Glossary and Flow Chart

“The Indian Child Welfare glossary is compiled to accompany the ICWA/Child Protective Services (CPS) Flow Chart.  The glossary represents words that are commonly used in Indian child welfare and in situations where the Indian Child Welfare Act is...

Customary Adoption at White Earth Nation

This Winter 2015 issue of CW360, a publication developed by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, highlights Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice. Anita Fineday wrote a piece on Customary...

Childhood Trauma in Indian Country

This webinar “discusses the different kinds of traumas that American Indian and Alaska Native children are exposed to and the reactions that may evolve. Children are the recipients of exceptionally high levels of trauma and stress creating for many of these...