Training Opportunity: August 18, 2022. Join Victim Assistance to Support Tribes (VAST) for the second in a three-part webinar series featuring subject matter expert Casey Ross as they present “The Indian Child Welfare Act- Understanding Intersectionality to Provide Better Advocacy for Crime Victims.”
What is the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)? Dive into the nuts and bolts of ICWA, a 1978 federal law that aims to address the crisis of American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) children being forcibly removed from their homes and placed with non-Native families. This webinar will also provide an overview of the federal statutory and regulatory framework of ICWA and examine the impact of ICWA.