FAMILY DESIGN RESOURCES INC. INTRODUCES FREE ICWA SEARCH GUIDE TO HELP KEEP INDIAN FAMILIES TOGETHER Complements new federal regulations that go into effect in December HARRISBURG, Pa. (Aug. 4, 2016) Continue reading New free ICWA Guide for children and youth agencies
R.P. v. LA County Department of Children and Family Services U.S. Supreme Court Briefs and Pleadings Docket No. 16-500 Question Presented: The questions presented are: (1) Whether ICWA applies where Continue reading Case petitioned to U.S. Supreme Court: R.P. v. LA County Department of Children and Family Services
The University of North Dakota Department of Social Work has received a $2.4-million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support implementation and evaluation of the Continue reading UND Receives Funding to Develop ICWA Training and Implementation Support
Read a full copy of the decision at the National Indian Law Library website. Synopsis provided by Westlaw: State moved to terminate natural mother’s parental rights, default order was entered Continue reading United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria v. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., October 13, 2016, (California)
October 26, 2016 – Members-Only Webinar “Innovative Examples from Indian Country- Improving Service Delivery using Software and Technology” presented by Casey Balder, Handel Information Technologies. December 6–8, 2016 – Portland, Oregon Continue reading Upcoming Trainings from NICWA
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Synopsis provided by Westlaw: County department of children and family services (DCFS) filed dependency petition on behalf of child, who was considered an Indian child under Indian Child Welfare Act Continue reading In re Alexandria P., July 8, 2016 (California)