Within the training area, resources are focused on: 1) Partnering with CDSS and other state-wide training organizations to develop and deliver comprehensive ICWA and ICWA related training to professionals who work within child welfare systems to increase ICWA compliance and better serve Tribal children and families; 2) Partnering with counties to develop and deliver ICWA and ICWA related training to child welfare professionals; 3) In partnership with tribes, develop and deliver tribally-specific training requests to build capacity for the Tribes to advocate on behalf of the best interests of their children and families who are impacted by state child welfare systems; and 4) In partnership with tribes, develop and deliver tribally-specific training requests to build capacity for the Tribes to administer their own child welfare systems.
Current Training Projects:
- ICWA Specialist Certification Training
- ICWA and Teaming
- College of the Redwoods Foster Parent Training