How do you strengthen your program? How do you know you’re providing the highest quality services to children, youth and families?  The Center for Tribes supports capacity building efforts to strengthen your program in areas such as:

  • Culturally appropriate family support services
  • Creation and use of Community Advisory Committees
  • Training and evaluation of your workforce
  • Foster family recruitment and support
  • Development of evaluation supports
    • evaluation design
    • continuous quality improvement (CQI)
    • data systems
    • logic model development
    • use of spreadsheets to analyze program data
  • Using program development templates
    • partnership MOUs
    • flow charts
    • policies/procedures
    • referral forms

      What support and capacity do you need to strengthen?

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Title IV-E Resource List

The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (Public Law 110/351) now allows for direct Title IV-E funding to eligible tribes for foster care, adoption assistance, guardianship placements, and independent living services. Title IV-E of the Social Security Act provides funds for states and tribes to provide foster care, transitional independent living programs for children, guardianship assistance, and adoption assistance for children with special needs. View this resource guide to learn more!

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Mapping to Protect Children and Preserve Communities

Learn about how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and child welfare are a natural fit. Developed for tribal leaders and social service agencies, this resources explains the benefits of GIS mapping and ways tribes can use this technology to keep children connected with their community and culture.

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2015-19 Title IV-B Training Plans

The Center for Child Well-Being at Arizona State University have compiled nearly every state's 5 year Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP) and noted the pages within the plans that speak to the state's Title IV-B training plan. They've also included state-level contacts, links to the most recent Final CFSRs and associated Program Improvement Plans.

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