Fostering ties between resource and birth families in tribal child welfare practice
AdoptUSKids worked with tribal consultants to provide the information contained in this tip sheet to help you, as a tribal child welfare administrator, support resource families acting as extended family to a child’s birth family.
Topics covered include:
- What it means to be an extended family member in tribal child welfare practice
- How tribes can support and train resource parents
- Ways to ensure consistency in approaches to working with resource families across your tribal system