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5/24/11 History Decades of discrimination and cruel treatment including the practice of forcibly removing children from their homes. Boarding School Era (1880s-1950s) o Remove children from homes and send to far away school. o Forced to assimilate by learning English and Christianity. o Military-style. o Lose culture and traditions. Indian Adoption Era (1950s-1978) o Indian Child Welfare Act
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5/24/11 Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) - 1978 Applies to any Indian child who is a member of or eligible for membership in a federally recognized tribe. Focus on large number of Indian children removed from families. Stop the frequent placement of Indian Children in non-Indian substitute care or adoption. Requires efforts to be made to keep family together. If child removed from home, efforts made to bring
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Unformatted text preview: Indian Child Welfare Act 5/24/11 ICWA gives decision making power to tribal government. This Act applies to four types of child custody proceedings Foster care placements Termination of certain parental rights, including stepparent adoption proceedings and delinquency proceedings Pre-adoption placement Adoption placements Indian Child Welfare Act Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/24/11 Effectiveness of the ICWA The following rates decreased in Indian children: Adoptions State foster care placements Discrepancies for non/Indian children decreased in: Adoptions rates Foster care rates* The following rate has increased: Indian children being placed in Indian Indian Child Welfare Act...
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course SOWK 335 taught by Professor Ford during the Spring '11 term at James Madison University.

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