November 1, 2018

Truth the only option in Indian Child Welfare mission for Janet Draper

When the phone rings in the middle of the night and a Citizen Potawatomi child faces court proceedings potentially placing them in foster care, people like […]
May 1, 2018

Healing to Wellness Court helps transform risky lives into rewarding ones

  Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s wellness court welcomes many who choose sobriety, accountability — and a 9 p.m. curfew — over jail time. The 15-month Healing to […]
February 5, 2016

The CPN Family Preservation Program under Desiree Coffey

The Citizen Potawatomi Indian Child Welfare Department has one of the toughest challenges in Indian Country, providing services and interventions on behalf of some of the Tribe’s most in-need citizens. The department’s […]
September 8, 2015

Skaggs keeps court and participants on schedule for CPN Indian Child Welfare

Keeping a sunny and playful disposition comes in handy in most lines of work, but the talent for gallows humor is even more important when you’re […]
April 7, 2015

Child Abuse Prevention month in April

In 2013, there were 679,000 victims of child abuse and neglect throughout the United States according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration […]
January 2, 2014

Employee spotlight – FireLodge Tribal Youth Program Coordinator BJ Trousdale

  When one thinks about the toughest jobs of the more than 2,200 employees of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, services like the police and health clinics […]