In This Issue
- Trauma-informed school practices: The value of culture and community in efforts to reduce the effects of generational trauma
Graduation rates for Native students are significantly lower than for any other racial or ethnic subgroup — here is a promising approach to improving educational outcomes.
By Terri Bissonette, EdD, and Susan Shebby
- The Indian Child Welfare Act and fostering youth cultural identity
A new model to provide culturally competent services to American Indian children, families and tribes.
By Kathy D. LaPlante, MSW
- The impact of mentors on the well-being of American Indian children
Mentoring is an old idea that works.
By Susan G. Weinberger, PhD
- Sounding the alarm and bridging the knowledge gap: Sleep concerns in Native Hawaiian children and their families
Understanding environmental, psychosocial, cultural and socioeconomic factors that influence poor sleep quality among Native Hawaiian caregivers and youth can lead to improved outcomes.
By Allyson A. Gilles, PhD