Montana tribe makes changes to child welfare policies

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana has made changes to its child welfare policies.

Reports of child abuse and child neglect will now be referred to the state's 24-hour line. The calls will be tracked and recorded but people reporting suspected abuse can remain anonymous.

The tribe has been examining its policies in the wake of the alcohol-related deaths of two 11-year-old boys who had gone missing after failing to show up for school.

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CSKT refers child abuse reports to state's 24-hour line (The Missoulian 4/1)

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