Understanding and Applying ICWA: Purpose, Strategies, Practice, and Resources

This training is designed to provide the foundational information necessary to comply with both the letter and spirit of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), as well as the substantive law and practice skills necessary to improve outcomes for Indian children and their families. The training will cover the ICWA, December 2016 Federal Regulations, December 2016 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Guidelines, Minnesota Indian Families Preservation Act (MIFPA), and Minnesota Tribal/State Agreement.
Juvenile court judges, court administration staff, law clerks, county attorneys, social workers, attorneys for parents and children, GALS, tribal court judges, tribal court social workers, tribal court attorneys, and other child protection stakeholders from Hennepin County are invited to attend the ICWA training. CJI Team members are especially encouraged to attend.

Monday, July 31, 2017
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Minnesota Humanities Center
The Commons Rooms
987 Ivy Avenue East
Saint Paul, MN 55106

COSTS: There is no fee for registration, materials, CLE credits, meals, and meals and refreshments. Attendees are responsible for travel costs, including parking.

For questions about program content, please contact Judy Nord, CJI Staff Attorney.

Application has been made for continuing education for judges (CJE), court administrators (CME), GALs (CEU) and attorneys (CLE). Please select your training below for additional information.

Understanding and Applying ICWA - Hinckley
January 14, 2016

For credit information, please contact Judy Nord.