Well-Being of Native Children and Youth in Foster Care: Leave No American Indian Child Behind!

Daryle Conquering Bear CrowDaryle Conquering Bear Crow (Oglala Sioux Tribe), Foster Care Alumni and Consultant for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and National Resource Center for Tribes

Summary: Judges, lawyers, guardian ad litem attorneys, CASA volunteers and others need to keep in mind the agony, hurt and lack of connection that many native youth going into care will experience and make a conscious choice to consider their well-being and need for connection to their culture. Read more…

This article was included in the January 2013 issue of The Judge’s Page Newsletter :┬áPromoting Well-Being for Children and Youth in Foster Care (published by the National CASA Association and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges).