This episode, 'Building Relationships With State Counterparts', is part of a series featuring the work of Tribal Court Improvement Program grantees. The episode features successful examples from the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Saint Regis MohawkTribes, told by Tribal social service and court leadership.
Some of the topics discussed include the following:
What a statewide survey told Alaska's Office of Children's Services about their relationships with Tribes
How Tribal social services can be a resource for States to understand ICWA and serve as expert witnesses
The benefits of agencies and court officers participating in joint training