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Training child welfare workers to meet the requirements of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Author: Bending, R.L.
Author Background:
Date 1/1/97
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Multicultural-Social-Work.
Volume/Pages 5(3/4) p. 151-64
Subject Matter Native Americans
Abstract Noncompliance, jurisdictional indifference, and culturally insensitive services have hindered full implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. Training workers to better meet its practice requirements is one way ofmitigating the problem. This paper reports on such a training program, called Teaming for Indian Families. . (Journal abstract.)