Culturally Responsive Engagement and Partnership 

Learn about the values of cultural competence, cultural humility, and cultural safety, and how to implement them at a child welfare agency.  

Publication year: 2021
Capacity Building Center for States

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The distinction between cultural competency and cultural humility is important for individuals and organizational to be aware of when serving youth, families, communities, and Tribes. By watching this video viewers will learn the importance of moving toward cultural humility and cultural safety in child welfare practice, while examining their individual and organizational processes in sharing power with families, youth, and children. Presenters also explore individual and organizational cultural competency readiness and the impact it has on sharing power and being inclusive of those who affect and are affected by the child welfare system.  

Use this video with the CWVE 2021 Discussion Guide, which provides information and activities for each topic, including a description of the topic, reflection questions tailored to the topic, and team activities for child welfare staff and collaborative partners.  


  • Alan Rabideau, University of Montana
  • Madison Sandoval-Lunn, Capacity Building Center for States
  • Krystal Seruya, Capacity Building Center for States 

Resource List: Culturally Responsive Engagement and Partnership 

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