New webinar series! NICWA is Bringing Training Institutes to the Virtual Classroom

NICWA Executive Director Terry Cross

NICWA Executive Director Terry Cross

PORTLAND, OREGON — The National Indian Child Welfare Association, based in Portland, Oregon, is introducing new workshops through a webinar series geared toward tribal child welfare workers who want to improve their basic skills.

Taken together as a series or individually, these webinars will strengthen the ability to work with children and families and improve case load management. The series will be taught by the organization’s Executive Director Terry Cross, an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians.

Each session will cover a different topic including:

  • Effective interviewing skills
  • Case management plans and services
  • Working with substance abusing families
  • Writing effective court reports
  • Case records and documentation

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is a national voice for American Indian children and families. NICWA provides the most comprehensive source of information on American Indian child welfare and the only national American Indian organization focused specifically on the tribal capacity to prevent child abuse and neglect.

The organization’s members include tribes, individuals—both Indian and non-Indian—and private organizations from around the United States concerned with American Indian child and family issues. Collectively, NICWA works with its members to protect the most vital resource of American Indian people—our children.


$150 for the five-part webinar series or $40 per individual webinar

Time and Date:

9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Pacific time

Tuesdays, July 15-August 12, 2014

Or Wednesdays, October 1-29, 2014

To register for any part of the July series click here.
















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