NICWA Partners with University of Maryland School of Social Work to Support LGBTQ2S Youth in Foster Care

The National Indian Child Welfare Association is part of a group of organizations partnering with the National Quality Improvement Center on Tailored Services, Placement Stability and Permanency for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Two-Spirit Children and Youth in Foster Care (QIC-LGBTQ2S) to support child welfare administrations caring for youth with diverse sexual orientations and gender … Continue reading NICWA Partners with University of Maryland School of Social Work to Support LGBTQ2S Youth in Foster Care

The Heart of ICWA: A Personal Stories Stories Video Project

Recognizing the need for Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) public education materials that can be distributed widely and throughout social media channels, the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) partnered with award-winning Producer/Director Karen Odyniec and Producer Milo Daemgen to produce four short-form digital stories that are both informative and emotionally resonant. The multi-part digital … Continue reading The Heart of ICWA: A Personal Stories Stories Video Project

DOI Sets Training Schedule for New ICWA Regulations

ICWA: U.S. Department of the Interior Sets Training Schedule for New ICWA Regulations Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced its training schedule for the New Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Regulations. The Department hosted training will focus on providing information on the new rule's requirements for State courts and agencies and … Continue reading DOI Sets Training Schedule for New ICWA Regulations

NAJA Releases Media Guide to Covering ICWA

Posted by Rebecca Landsberry on 06/28/2016 NORMAN, Okla. – Earlier this year, the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) was disheartened by mainstream reporting on several cases involving the welfare of Native American children. In response to the arbitrary reporting on this issue, the NAJA Board of Directors has collaborated with the National Indian Child Welfare … Continue reading NAJA Releases Media Guide to Covering ICWA