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The library tracks child welfare cases in its Indian Law Bulletins, especially in the state courts bulletin.

A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act
(Native American Rights Fund)
The Guide is intended to answer questions about the ICWA for people of all levels of familiarity with this important law and to provide a comprehensive information resource on the ICWA. Available online, for download, and for purchase. The online version includes more recent updates and materials.

ICWA Info - (Native American Rights Fund and Casey Family Programs) A growing online collection of news and resources related to Indian Child Welfare.

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Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) desk guide - (Casey Family Programs) A general reference about the major provisions of the ICWA and the laws and policies regarding the application of the law in different jurisdictions.

NRC4Tribes - (Children’s Bureau Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) National Network). "National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes." This website is designed "to improve child welfare systems and to support States and Tribes in achieving sustainable, systemic change that results in greater safety, permanency, and well-being for children, youth, and families." The Children’s Bureau is located within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ICWA Report - (United States Government Accountability Office). "Indian Child Welfare Act: Existing Information on Implementation Issues Could Be Used to Target Guidance and Assistance to States." The National Indian Child Welfare Association has posted a summary of the report .

National Indian Child Welfare Association - Numerous resources about the Indian Child Welfare Act, including FAQ's, directories, information packets, training notices, list servs and discussion links, copies of laws and regulations, library services, and more.

National Indian Child Welfare Association Library.

Indian Child Welfare Act - (American Indian Child Resource Center). Provides an overview of the issues related to the Indian Child Welfare Act. Other information at the organization's web site highlights their foster care and education programs.

Indian Child Welfare Act Clinic, University of Minnesota. Child Advocacy and Indian Child Welfare Act clinics.

List of Indian Child Welfare Act Designates, Bureau of Indian Affairs. The most recent list is available at the BIA website. Also includes contact information for BIA regional directors and social workers.

State ICWA Managers. Florida's Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practices. July 2010.

Tribal Court CASA Project - CASA, which stands for "Court Appointed Special Advocates," provides information about the Indian Child Welfare Act at this web site. See the section named for this Act. A summary of the Act and information about amendments are included, among other information.

A Survey and Analysis of Select Title IV-E Tribal-State Agreements including Template of Promising Practices. This report provides a detailed analysis of Title IV-E tribal-state agreements, which includes an overall summary of the status of current Title IV-E agreements, as well as a breakdown of the provisions that can be found in those agreements by subject matter.  

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