ERIC Number: ED460801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
The Indian Child Welfare Act: Unto the Seventh Generation. Conference Proceedings (Los Angeles, California, January 15-17, 1992). National Conference Proceedings Series.
Johnson, Troy R., Ed.
This proceedings contains edited transcripts of speeches and workshops given at a conference on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), held at UCLA in January 1992. Workshop titles were: fetal alcohol syndrome; responding to the family in Indian child welfare; joint in-service training for management of Indian Child Welfare Act cases; domestic violence in the American Indian community; funding programs and grant writing; critical incidents: taking care of yourself; Indian child adoptions; developing tribal courts; cultural competency; difficult casework; ICWA compliance procedures; more difficult casework; Public Law 280; surviving the courtroom; and fetal alcohol syndrome: identification, treatment, and prevention for mother and child. Keynote addresses were given by Cecilia Fire Thunder, Dan Edwards, and William Thorne. An annotated bibliography on Indian child welfare and the ICWA contains 56 entries published 1972-91. (SV)
Descriptors: Adoption, Alcohol Abuse, American Indians, Caseworker Approach, Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Cultural Relevance, Family Problems, Family Programs, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Foster Care, Health Promotion, Social Work, Tribal Sovereignty, Workshops
UCLA American Indian Studies Center, 3220 Campbell Hall, P.O. Box 951548, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1548. Tel: 310-206-7514.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Sacramento, CA. Sacramento Area Office.; California Univ., Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center.; Haynes Foundation.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Child Welfare Act 1978