“IV-E 101” Webinar on April 21, 2014

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Children & Family Services in collaboration with Casey Family Programs invite you to attend a webinar:

Casey Family Programs - Indian Child Welfare ProgramsThe Great Seal - Port Gamble Sklallam Nation“IV-E 101”

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe was the first tribe in the United States to be approved to receive direct Title IV-E funds. In this webinar, Port Gamble representatives will give an  overview of the Tribe’s experiences with pursuing direct funding, administering its own program, and lessons learned.

This is an opportunity for peer consultation, during which tribes who are interested in increasing their understanding of IV-E requirements and pursuing their own IV-E funding can learn from Port Gamble and ask questions about the direct IV-E application and administration process.

Date & Time: Monday, April 21, 2014
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm PST

Format: Via online Adobe Connect webinar; participants will need access to the internet plus ability to telephone in to a conference line for audio

Featured speakers:
Andrea Smith, Children & Family Services Attorney
Jolene George, Director of Behavioral Health

Topics will include:

  • History behind Port Gamble pursuing IV-E funding
  • Timeline of Title IV programs
  • Highlights of challenges
  • Q&A

RSVP: Please respond by April 18 to Tanya Dumas at tdumas at casey dot org with your name, affiliation, and email address. Connection details will be sent to registered participants.