But a week ago, citing a “crisis” in child welfare, Brown called for creation of the advisory board and other steps to give her more direct control of the agency Continue reading Oversight Panel for Oregon’s Troubled Child Welfare System Will Bring Expertise, Diverse Specialties
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Juvenile Dependency Appeals Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
“The Condition of Education for Members of Oregon’s Indian Tribes” was a study completed by ECONorthwest and the Chalkboard Project. The Spirit Mountain Community Fund paid for the study, which Continue reading Study Outlines How Poverty, Schools, and Absenteeism Affect Oregon’s Tribal Students
Each year, the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) hosts the largest national gathering on American Indian and Alaska Native child advocacy issues. With over 800 attendees, this three-day conference Continue reading 33rd Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect April 19-22, 2015 | Portland, Oregon
Synopsis from Westlaw: In child protection case involving Indian child, the Circuit Court, Jackson County, Patricia Crain, J., entered order determining that Department of Human Services (DHS) made active efforts Continue reading Department of Human Services v. M.D., November 13, 2014 (Oregon)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: In child dependency proceedings, parents appealed judgment of the Circuit Court, Douglas County, William A. Marshall, J., changing the permanency plan for their child from reunification Continue reading In the matter of L.M., October 22, 2014 (Oregon)
Columbia Gorge CASA, in partnership with the Oregon Department of Human Services, is hosting a community training about ICWA June 25, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Water’s Edge in Continue reading ICWA Training Opportunity (Oregon, 6/25/2014)