ERIC Number: EJ649364
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Culture Loss: American Indian Family Disruption, Urbanization, and the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Halverson, Kelly; Puig, Maria Elena; Byers, Steven R.
Child Welfare, v81 n2 p319-36 Mar-Apr 2002
Examined views of urban American Indian parents regarding foster care and American Indian family issues. Addressed themes of: (1) discouragement from working within foster care system; (2) role of culture in caregiving; (3) differing definitions of family; and (4) effects of historical pain due to past family disruption. Formulated guidelines for an American Indian foster care/welfare program. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Colorado
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Child Welfare Act 1978