229 Specialized Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
The Advanced ICWA course is step two for workers (state and tribal) to participate in further strategies with working under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) provisions. The Advanced ICWA course curriculum was created by representatives from tribes, tribal organizations, the Office of Children’s Services and various community partners.
This course allows participants to have deeper discussions about how ICWA affects state policies and practice. And will offer an opportunity for workers to identify areas of confusion and seek some clarification on historical information/process. This course is a full 2-day curriculum covering the below areas:
Definitions under ICWA Definitions of placement
Spirit of the law Collaboration
Legal requirements Safety and best interest