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A Critical Look at the Indian Child Welfare Act: Revisiting its History and Recognizing its Relevance to Current Practice

Overview

This event will take a deep dive into the Indian Child Welfare Act, including its history and purpose, and its current relevancy to child welfare practice both in Minnesota and across the country. It will explore state and tribal court practices, including the innovative creation of state ICWA courts, their challenges, and benefits. This event will consider the rationale behind legal and social challenges to ICWA and the impact they have on professional practice. Finally, it will offer insight into the intergenerational trauma of Native families and the role of ICWA in healing communities.

Sessions Include:

  • Introduction and History of the Indian Child Welfare Act
  • The Indian Child Welfare Act in State & Tribal Courts
  • Challenges to the Indian Child Welfare Act: U.S. Supreme Court Cases
  • Importance of the Indian Child Welfare Act and Continuing Relevance to Native Families

Continuing Education and Contacts

3.75 standard, 1.25 Elimnation of Bias credits approved by the MN CLE Board

Mitchell Hamline is an approved CEU provider by the MN Board of Social Work

Need credits outside of MN? We are happy to provide any information necessary for you to apply for credit in your jurisdiction! Please email katie.olson@mitchellhamline.edu.

Register online through Institute to Transform Child Protection

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$50
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