Implications for Working with Fathers in Indian Child Welfare Practice
Event DetailsDate: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Place: McNamara Alumni Center
University of Minnesota
Federal and state laws, as well as agency policies and practice, play a significant role in how we work with fathers in Indian child welfare practice. In this forum, speakers and panelists with differing viewpoints will analyze the legal context of the "Baby Veronica" case for a closer look at father involvement. Practice strategies and policy recommendations will be a focal point.
Breakfast and lunch will be served and light snacks will be available throughout the day.
6 Board of Social Work CEUs will be available. CLEs have been applied for.
PresentersJudge William Thorne
Utah Court of Appeals
Assistant Attorney General of hte Cherokee Nation
Attorney representing the Capobianco Family
Erma J. Vizenor
Chairwoman, White Earth Nation
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Social Services Director for Bad River Band of Ojibwe, Wisconsin
Former Administrator in Tribal and County Systems
North American Council on Adoptable Children
Assistant Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law