The authors developed a culturally responsive leadership framework (CRLF) to address context, distributive leadership, and cultural responsiveness. Examining these elements strengthens an organization’s ability to meet the changing needs of employees and communities and helps leaders create inclusive environments for diverse stakeholders.
Document Category: Cultural Responsiveness
This article, which is the second in a series of three, examines the social work education program at the Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare at University of Minnesota, Duluth, and its effect on the 8 students who were interviewed.
Held on May 26, 2022, this learning exchange focused on how universities and agencies engage social work students and graduates as emerging leaders. Panelists shared examples from partnerships in Arkansas and Erie County (NY).
In keeping with the Council on Social Work Education’s competency-based education standards and social work competencies this curriculum content guide provides general information that social work educators should know when working with American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Held on March 21, 2022, this learning exchange focused on enhancing knowledge and understanding of ICWA and tribal sovereignty through partnerships between schools of social work and child welfare training units in public and tribal child welfare organizations. Panelists shared examples from partnerships in Georgia and Minnesota.
This infographic describes how the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) applies to child welfare social work practice with American Indian/Alaska Natives.
This fact sheet provides information to help families support their child in developing a healthy racial and cultural identity and live a vibrant multicultural life. It discusses the importance of examining thoughts and biases and preparing a child to live in a society where race has a major impact on individual lives.
Identity is one of the seven lifelong core issues in adoption. Connecting with cultural roots is crucial for a child’s identity development. Children adopted from other countries may find it difficult to form a healthy sense of self without immersion in the culture of their birth country. It is important that parents take the time …
Some families need additional information and support to help them raise children from a different racial or cultural background. These families may face unique challenges as children, youth, and young adults develop their own identity. This web page offers resources for professionals preparing families who are in the process of or are considering adopting children …
These short (one minute or less) videos provide reflection questions and link to a racial equity and inclusion resource. We hope you will use them to reflect on your racial equity efforts and share them with your colleagues and friends.