Deconstructing the Baby Veronica Case: Implications for Working with Fathers in Indian Child Welfare Practice
Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
8:30am – 4:00pm
McNamara Alumni Center, UMN
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. Read more about the event here.
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.
Judge William Thorne
Utah Court of Appeals
Assistant Attorney General of the 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
This forum is being offered under the auspices of the First Nations Repatriation Institute; Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare Studies, Department of Social Work, University of Minnesota–Duluth; and Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development.
Thanks to Jim Hamilton for the tip!