Indian Child Welfare
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Office of Children’s Services (2018)
Provides resources, guidelines, and trainings to equip Alaskan child welfare agencies in their work with American Indian and Alaska native families.
Indian Child Welfare Act
Court-Appointed Special Advocates of Arizona (2018)
Guides users through a course on how the Indian Child Welfare Act affects the child welfare court processes. The course includes information on the rights of Tribal children and families as well as resources about Arizona Tribes.
Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
South Dakota Department of Social Services (2015)
Discusses the implementation of ICWA in South Dakota, including resources about State and Tribal title IV-E agreements and the contact information for the ICWA program specialist.
The Indian Child Welfare Act for Kin Caregivers and Foster Parents (PDF - 245 KB)
Judicial Council of California (2017)
Explains the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), the rights of children and families covered under ICWA, and how foster or kinship caregivers can work with those families.
Indian Child Welfare Act – Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act (ICWA/MIFPA)
Michigan State Court Administrative Office (2018)
Provides judges and attorneys with resources, trainings, and videos to increase their understanding and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Indian Child Welfare Manual (PDF - 558 KB)
Minnesota Department of Health and Safety (2015)
Provides guidance on how the Indian Child Welfare Act applies to child welfare casework practice in Minnesota, including interagency coordination, involuntary and voluntary placements, and Tribal good-faith negotiations.
Understanding the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) (PDF - 456 KB)
North Dakota Department of Human Services
Provides resources for social work professionals, Tribal workers, attorneys, and related professionals working with American Indian children in North Dakota.
Your Rights Under the Indian Child Welfare Act (PDF - 592 KB)
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid and Legal Services State Support (2017)
Explains the rights of Native American parents in Minnesota who are involved in the child welfare system and juvenile court and family court proceedings. The rights of the child's Tribe and the rights of Indian relatives and Indian children are also reviewed.