Discover how the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska collaboratively developed foster and kinship care licensing standards. Presenters will share the licensing tools they utilize and information on how they train staff and maintain best practices. Participants will also learn how the tribes and state of Alaska are working together to navigate licensing regulations and achieve dual-license recognition.
• Mary Johnson, Director of Tribal Family and Youth Services, The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
• Rachel Hanft, Alaska Center for Resource Families
• Barbara Cosolito, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services