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Learn the historical, legal and socio/economic basis for Indian Child Welfare law and policy. Learn how these laws and policies may affect case planning and permanency for Native children who are placed in your home. Participate in an open dialogue about the enriching experiences and the challenges for you as a caregiver to Native children.  And learn how to best care for the Native child in your home including supporting the child’s cultural enrichment and enhancing the child’s ties to their Tribal community.  

Length (hours)






Audience Description

Caregivers, foster parents, adoptive parents and relative caregivers.

Dates and Locations

May 12, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Betsy Tulee, MSW, Makah Nation
Vancouver DCFS Office 907 Harney St Vancouver WA 98666-8809, Lewis & Clark Room Map

Child care is available.  Please contact Gracia Hahn at: to reserve your slot.

Please enter through the door to the right of the main entrance (signs will be posted).

Please feel free to bring a meal and/or refreshments.

If you require an interpreter, please contact me 3-4 weeks in advance so arrangements may be made.

Questions?  Please contact Shelly Myers at  or 206 221-0308.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email  
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

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