This ICWA Webinar Series is designed to provide tribal ICWA social advocates with training resources and expertise.
This ICWA Webinar Series is designed to provide tribal ICWA social advocates with training resources and expertise. This series begins with an understanding of the cultural impact that the dependency system has on the Native population. Also included is an overview of the dependency and delinquency system and applicable ICWA and state laws. Finally, the program will help the advocates develop and strengthen their courtroom advocacy skills. This ICWA Webinar Series will expand the skills of tribal ICWA advocates. The substantive knowledge and advocacy skills developed through these webinars will better equip the advocates to more effectively represent their tribes and clients in court leading to better outcomes for tribal children and families. The goal is to ensure that Native American children are not deprived of their Indian heritage. Find more training materials here: http://www.calindian.org/indian-child-welfare/