Contemporary Attachment and Bonding Research: Implications for American Indian/Alaska Native Children and their Service Providers 

Summary: This resource provides insights and tips specific to American Indian and Alaska Native children, incorporating aspects of those cultures and family dynamics that most other attachment and bonding resources do not include. The emphasis on the cultural specifics associated with these populations makes for a more well-rounded resource. 


Application: This resource can be used by professionals who are looking to provide culturally competent care and support to their clients or caregivers who are struggling to understand the various cultural components of building attachment and bonding with American Indian or Alaska Native children who come from the child welfare system. 


Source: National Indian Child Welfare Association 


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