Center for Regional & Tribal Child Welfare Studies

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The "Fantastic Four" Four Child Welfare Statutes You Should Know About:

Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1972
Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978
Adoption and Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980
Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1996


Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) of 1974-MN Statute 626.556
Maltreatment to Minors Act-Mandatory Reporting


Court Process and Related Issues


Adoption and Post Adoption Services/Issues


Family Drug Court


Indian Child Welfare Act and Related Issues


Interviewing Children


Foster Care and Out of Home Placement


Children's Mental Health Act


Child Welfare Program Goals; Safety, Permanancy, & Well Being; State of MN Research Agenda


Intake Screening Criteria and Customized Response


Investigations vs. Family Assessments; CW Checks and Voluntary Requests


Solution Focused Therapy and Interviewing


Data Collections and Interviews


Partner-Based Child Protection Services & Signs of Safety


Mapping; Words & Pictures


Child Welfare with Diverse Groups


Concurrant Permanancy Planning; Relative Search


Family Group Decision Making


Parent Assessments


Foster Care Team Approach


Drug-Endangered Child Program


Domestic Violence, Mental Illness, & Substance Abuse within Families


UMD Social Work Department

220 Bohannon Hall
1207 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812

(218) 726-8497
1 (888) 534-9734

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