Family Centered Services for Indian Children Impacted by Family Substance Use Disorders

Date: 
June 10, 2008
Presenters: 
Janice M. Holt, Program Specialist, Administration for Children and Families, Region 10
Presenters: 
Cathleen Otero, Deputy Director, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Presenters: 
Nadja Jones (Comanche/Onondaga), Senior Community Development Specialist, National Indian Child Welfare Association

Part One in the Series: Substance Abuse and Child Welfare in Tribal Communities

Presented by Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Region 10, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW), and National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)

This session examines the delivery of family-centered services in the context of the recovery model and community response. The topics include supporting families that are separated from their children, identifying traditional positive supports, and building understanding for the historical issues that surround tribal child welfare.