Ensuring the seventh generation: A youth suicide prevention toolkit for tribal child welfare programs

Date: 2009
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)
Publisher:  National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)

This toolkit is intended for tribal child welfare workers and care providers. It discusses: child and youth suicide risk factors; specific risk factors associated with children served in child welfare; warning signs for caseworkers and care providers to be alert to; suicide prevention and intervention strategies that can be applied in child welfare agencies; and mobilization of support networks around particular children.

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives, Youth
Settings:  Foster Care