ERIC Number: ED138422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Indian Child Welfare: A Review of the Literature.
Slaughter, Ellen L.
The review synthesizes all available material on the issues and recommended and/or implemented solutions; and describes the historical and current development of the service delivery system, relevant cultural factors bearing on policies and procedures, specific issues and problems with various aspects of the system, and recent innovative approaches. The materials, written or published since 1950, include Federal and state legislation and regulations, Congressional hearings, speeches, research studies, demonstration project reports, project proposals, statistical reports, and the Child Welfare League of America published standards. These materials discuss the: history of Federal policy toward Indians; historical development of the provision of human services for Indians by the Federal and state governments, private agencies, and tribes; social and child welfare services delivery systems to Indians; cultural and historical factors bearing on Indian child welfare; legal/jurisdictional problems in the delivery of child welfare services to Indians on reservations; appropriateness of services currently being delivered in light of participation in planning for and delivery of social services; services to urban Indians; provision of preventive, supplementary, and substitute services to Indian children and their families; and innovative programs and approaches. (NQ)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Boarding Schools, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Cultural Influences, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Federal Programs, History, Human Services, Innovation, Legal Problems, Literature Reviews, Nonreservation American Indians, Policy, Program Effectiveness, Social Services, State Action, Urban Population, Young Children
Center for Social Research & Development, Spruce Hall, Room 21, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado 80208 (#55, $5.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Denver Univ., CO. Denver Research Inst.
Note: Related documents include RC 009 895, RC 009 876-879