Deconstructing the Baby Veronica Case: Implications for working with fathers in Indian
I'm really impressed that this has come together so fast. And what an array of panelists and presenters! If I were in the Minneapolis/St Paul area at the end of this month I know where I'd be. If anyone attends I'd love to get a report. 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. Presenters Judge William Thorne Utah Court of Appeals Chrissi Nimmo Assistant Attorney General of the Cherokee Nation Mark Fiddler Attorney representing the Capobianco Family Erma J. Vizenor Chairwoman, White Earth Nation Panelists Terry Cross Executive Director National Indian Child Welfare Association Essie Leoso-Corbine Social Services Director for Bad River Band of Ojibwe, Wisconsin Former Administrator in Tribal and County Systems Mary Boo Assistant Director Nort...