This brief by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes provides an explanation of Active Efforts as they relate to the Indian Child Welfare Act. It includes links to additional resources as well as to the law and regulations.
Document Tag: Overview/Summary
This brief from the Capacity Building Center for Tribes explains the law and regulations for following preferred placement preferences with ICWA cases.
This brief from the Capacity Building Center for Tribes explains the role of Qualified Expert Witnesses (QEW) in ICWA cases. It includes information on the law and regulations as well as sample characteristics of an ICWA QEW, considerations for providing testimony, and links to resources.
This overview from the Capacity Building Center for Tribes explains the process for inquiry and notification in ICWA cases and includes best practices, considerations, and resources.
This document summarizes a systematic review that confirmed racial disparities and overrepresentation of Black youth, ages 10-17, involved with the child welfare system in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand where Black communities are the population minority.
This infographic describes how the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) applies to child welfare social work practice with American Indian/Alaska Natives.
This infographic provides a timeline for Indian Child Welfare from 1820 to present
This fact sheet provides information to help families support their child in developing a healthy racial and cultural identity and live a vibrant multicultural life. It discusses the importance of examining thoughts and biases and preparing a child to live in a society where race has a major impact on individual lives.
Utilizing the Psychological Stressor-Strain theory, this study assessed the associations between everyday workplace discrimination, racial/ethnic identities, and psychological well-being among public child welfare case workers.
This document summarizes a study that used survey and administrative data from 485 Oregon Department of Human Services caseworkers to investigate how family or child case severity and job resources impact workers’ decisions to stay in the field.