A Guide through ICWA & MIFPA Episode 6: Placement Preference
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
4M ago
In this final episode of a Guide through ICWA & MIFPA, the hosts discuss placement preference and considerations that child welfare workers must make according to state law. The order of preference is discussed as follows: 1) A member of an Indian child's extended family 2) A foster home or license approved or specified by an Indian child's tribe 3) Indian Foster home licensed, approved by a authorized non-Indian license authority and 4) an institution for children approved by an Indian tribe, or operated by the Indian organization with a program suitable to meet the Indian child's needs ..read more
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A Guide through ICWA & MIFPA Episode 5: Qualified Expert Witness (QEW)
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
5M ago
In this episode, you will learn the laws that qualified expert witness (QEW) covers in both ICWA and MIFPA. The episode also shares best practices, frequently asked questions and a story from an ICWA Compliance Consultant ..read more
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A Guide Through ICWA & MIFPA Episode 4: Active Efforts
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
5M ago
This episode discusses how Active Efforts is covered under both ICWA Act and also under MIFPA. Active Efforts under ICWA deals with remedial service and rehabilitative programs or preventive measures. Under MIFPA, active efforts includes acknowledging traditional helping and healing systems of an Indian child's tribe and using these systems as core to help and heal the Indian child and family. The episode will also address frequently asked questions regarding Active Efforts ..read more
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A Guide Through ICWA & MIFPA Episode 3: ICWA Notice
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
5M ago
This episode addresses the types of proceedings and who should receive the ICWA Notice. The hosts review frequently asked questions regarding ICWA Notice ..read more
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A Guide Through ICWA & MIFPA Episode 2: MIFPA Notice
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
5M ago
This episode outlines the purpose of the MIFPA Notice, which is intended to involve the Indian child's tribe at the earliest point possible. Early engagement and collaboration between the child welfare agency and tribes and the establishment of a good working relationship can lead to better outcomes for Indian children and their families. The episode also addresses frequently asked questions regarding MIFPA Notice and best practices ..read more
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A Guide Through ICWA & MIFPA Episode 1: Inquiry
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
6M ago
This episode describes the process of Inquiry and how it is considered an active effort. Local social service agencies and private licensed child placement agencies are responsible for finding out if a child has Indian heritage. This episode will also answer frequently asked questions and share best practices regarding Inquiry ..read more
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Introduction: Why is ICWA Important?
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
6M ago
This episode outlines the federal ICWA requirements that apply to all state child custody proceedings involving native children. The hosts will also provide the background of MIFPA and its amendments that strengthen and expand parts of ICWA ..read more
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Episode 5: Professional Discretion
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
8M ago
In this series, University of Minnesota School of Social Work faculty Dr. Jessica Toft, Amelia LeGarde and PhD candidates Elin Amundson and Channel Lowery speak about how neoliberal managerialism- or the increasing push for standardization and productivity has impacted child protection social workers’ level of professional discretion and ways in which they use and practice professional discretion and resistance. Resources available at https://cascw.umn.edu/portfolio-items/theoretical-underpinnings-in-child-welfare-podcast-series/ RESOURCES, and Transcript available at ..read more
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Episode 6: Professional Discretion
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
8M ago
In this episode, University of Minnesota School of Social Work faculty Dr. Jessica Toft, Amelia LeGarde and PhD candidates Elin Amundson and Channel Lowery continue their discussion about how neoliberal managerialism- or the increasing push for standardization and productivity has impacted child protection social workers’ level of professional discretion and ways in which they use and practice professional discretion and resistance. Resources available at: https://cascw.umn.edu/portfolio-items/theoretical-underpinnings-in-child-welfare-podcast-series ..read more
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Episode 26: A Parenting Legacy
CASCW Podcast | Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
by Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
9M ago
In this episode Marjorie Aunos and Dr. Traci LaLiberte reflect on the Parenting Done Differently Podcast. In this series Marjorie interviewed over 20 scholars and researchers in the field along with parents with disabilities and the children of parents with disabilities. Marjorie and Traci speak about the importance of providing tools for professionals who work in child welfare and looking for answers where we least expect them ..read more
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