Native woman looking at documents, 2 children in the background

It is important that Tribal child welfare workers are trauma-informed and recognize and build on family strengths and resilience. Following indigenous ways helps families to be resilient. There is strength in the songs, prayers, and ceremonies. Evidence reveals that people who engage in practices that adhere to traditional culture, tribal traditions, and ancestral values are more resilient against challenges. In this module we will explore some of the challenges that families may encounter and how you, as a caseworker, can help.