The resources in this section address important practice considerations impacting immigrant children and families who become involved in the child welfare system. Resources are available for child welfare and legal professionals, as well as for immigrant youth, parents, and foster families.
CICW Toolkits: These toolkits are designed to provide practical resources to child welfare practitioners working with immigrant children and families. Topics include trauma-informed practice and immigration status and relief options, as well as a flowchart of immigration issues that may arise throughout the life of a child welfare case.
Resources for Child Welfare Professionals: Resources on this page include information on the unique issues and challenges facing immigrant children and families and emerging and promising practices that can be used to facilitate culturally responsive practice with these families.
Resources for Youth and Families: Resources on this page include tools and other materials that have been developed to assist immigrant youth and families who are new to the United States. These resources may be used with youth and families to facilitate culturally responsive assessment and service planning.