The Indian Child Welfare Act

Certificate Course
CEUs: 0.05
Clock Hours: 30Min
118 learners enrolled

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Knowledge of the Indian Child Welfare Act is essential for child welfare, legal and judiciary, mental health, foster care and adoptions, and caregivers. By the end of this course participants will be able to discuss the unique relationship between the federal government and the Indian Nations, as well as explain the concept of tribal sovereignty. This course will also teach participants about key terms, the essential mandates and protections of the Indian Child Welfare Act, the historic basis for the ICWA, and participants will learn how to apply the spirit and intent of the Act to child welfare practice in the field.