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Heart of ICWA & MIFPA Statewide Training Conference

  • Odawa Casino 1760 Lears Road Petoskey, MI, 49770 United States (map)

Course Description:

This training will provide participants with an overview of the Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA) & the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The training will highlight the heightened protections to prevent removal in the two Acts, explore how the application of heightened protections, as the gold standard for all children, have improved outcomes for families and communities involved with the child welfare system. Participants will discuss effective ways to engage the tribes, and learn best practice tips for MIFPA/ICWA compliance in child protection cases involving Indian children.

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CE Value (credits): 5.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
SCAO - Child Welfare Services

Contact Information:
Kate McPHerson
517-373-5322
mailto:McphersonK@courts.mi.gov