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  • Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) Program

    Published: March 19, 2013
    This page provides an overview of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) Program.
  • Guidance to States and Services on Addressing Human Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States

    Published: September 13, 2013
    This document provides guidance addressing human trafficking of children and youth in the United States.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Overcoming Challenges to Working With States

    Published: June 14, 2019
    This episode, 'Overcoming Challenges to Working With States', is part of a series featuring the work of Tribal Court Improvement Program grantees. The episode shares examples of Tribal court and Tribal child welfare agencies navigating legal and jurisdictional challenges from the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, told by Tribal social services court staff, respectively.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Being Family Centered

    Published: July 12, 2019
    Many Tribal courts are responsible for protecting the safety, health, and well-being of Tribal children and families. In addition to those responsibilities—which are also held by State, county, and Federal courts—some Tribal courts may also be responsible for recognizing Tribal customs and traditions regarding child rearing and preserving and strengthening children’s cultural and ethnic identity, where possible. This impacts how Tribal courts partner with child welfare departments to support family reunification and strengthen a family’s connection to their Tribe and its culture.