ERIC Number: ED192949
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the National Indian Child Conference: The World of the Indian Child (2nd, Phoenix, Arizona, November 25-28, 1979).
Save the Children, Albuquerque, NM.
Essential goals and related objectives for increased effectiveness are presented in conference addresses and in workshops to aid those involved in planning and implementing programs for Indian children. Roles and responsibilities are stressed in the conference addresses, which are titled: "Roles and Responsibilities of Family and Community in Indian Education,""Children and the Bureau of Indian Affairs,""The Robert Kennedy Foundation," and "Powerful Partners: The Role of Parents and the Federal Government in Improving the World of the Indian Child". In the workshops, emphasis is placed on identification of the major problems an Indian child faces and on replication of programs that have been successful in solving these problems. Topics which are addressed in the workshops are: Indian youth, general education, nutrition, career development, parent/child relations, government/legislative, community development, health, recreation, special programs, staff development, child abuse, and early childhood. Also included are a conference evaluation report and list of conference presenters with tribal affiliations. (CM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indian Education, American Indians, Career Development, Child Abuse, Child Development Centers, Child Welfare, Children, Community Development, Drug Abuse, Federal Indian Relationship, Health Needs, Human Resources, Leadership Training, Nutrition, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Quality of Life, Recreation, Special Programs, Staff Development, Tribes, Youth Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Coca-Cola Bottling Corp. Foundation, Cincinnati, OH.
Authoring Institution: Save the Children, Albuquerque, NM.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona (Phoenix)