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Sustainability Planning for Your Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court

NCJ Number
Tribal Youth Resource Center
Date Published
April 2024

In this podcast episode, Chaniel Grant discusses the establishment of the Blackfeet Tribal Healing to Wellness Court, including efforts to initiate the community engagement and get the programs started within the local court system.


In this episode of the Tribal Youth Resource Center (TYRC) Podcast, hosts Jacob Metoxen and Veronica Willeto DeCrane, speak with Chaniel Grant, the coordinator of the Blackfeet Tribal Courts. Metoxen is the training and technical assistance (TTA) manager at TYRC, and DeCrane is the TTA assistant manager at the National Native Children's Trauma Center. Grant talks about her professional background that led to her role with the Blackfeet Tribal Healing to Wellness Court; she goes on to discuss the Court's history, development, and effective strategies including planning steps, staff development, and trainings, and highlights positive outcomes in her community resulting from implementation of the Healing to Wellness Court.