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ERIC Number: ED334044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Pages: 198
Abstractor: N/A
Uniting Our Concerns. Conference Proceedings (Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 22-24, 1991).
Fish, Sue, Ed.; Holloway, Carolyn, Ed.
These conference proceedings contain presentations related to child abuse and neglect among American Indians and mental health issues for emotionally disturbed American Indian children and adolescents. Specific topics include: (1) tribal mental health programs; (2) child abuse prevention and intervention; (3) child rearing programs to fight child sexual abuse; (4) problems with child protective service agencies who are non-natives; (5) community approaches to family preservation; (6) implementation of the Child Welfare Act; (7) a wellness program integrating aerobic dance with American Indian health philosophy; (8) reunification of children into their communities after foster care; (9) a program for developmentally delayed Indian children and their parents; (10) Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act; (11) post traumatic stress disorder; (12) case application for tribal court judges developing and using protocols in child abuse and neglect; (13) post traumatic cultural disorder; (14) classes and counseling for teen parents; (15) child abuse and mental health legislation affecting Native Americans and Alaska Natives; (16) a program to prevent alcohol and substance abuse; and (17) a peer intervention and prevention group process. Names and addresses of presenters are included. This document contains graphics, tables, bibliographies, and excerpts of legal documents. (KS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. American Indian Inst.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Attached legal documents contain broken type or faint printing. Annual Conference "Protecting Our Children," National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (9th) and the Annual "Encircling Our Forgotten," A Conference on Mental Health Issues for the Emotionally Distrubed North American Indian Child and Adolescent (4th).