Cross-Cultural Skills in Indian Child Welfare: A Guide for the Non-Indian

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This book is designed for non-Indian social workers who are working with Indian children and families. Based on extensive experience in cross-cultural training and consultation with Indian social work professionals and cultural specialists, Cross-Cultural Skills provides the reader with background information about Indian culture and family life, describes culturally appropriate helping approaches, and discusses pertinent issues in the delivery of child welfare services to Native peoples. The materials suggest a practice philosophy and principles for cross-cultural child welfare services as well as providing concrete how-to skill building. Also included are a list of suggested reading and a guide to compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
120 pages, 8-1/2" x 11", perfect bound.