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Tuesdays, July 15–August 12, 2014 
9:00 a.m. –10:30 a.m. Pacific time
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$150 for the webinar series (five 90-minute sessions)
$40 per individual webinar 


Terry L. Cross, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, is an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and is the founder and executive director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association. He has authored several pieces of curricula, including Cross-Cultural Skills in Indian Child Welfare and Positive Indian Parenting. He has nearly 40 years of experience in child welfare, including 10 years working directly with children and families. He also served on the faculty of the Portland State University School of Social Work.


Lauren Shapiro 
National Indian Child Welfare Association 

Enhancing Basic Skills for Tribal Child Welfare Workers 

NICWA is bringing our Training Institutes to the virtual classroom!  Join us for this new webinar series from the comfort of your office.

New to tribal child welfare? Want to brush up on your tribal child welfare skills? Want to know if your program is following best practices in tribal child welfare?

This webinar series is geared toward tribal child welfare workers who want to improve on their basic skills. It will strengthen your ability to work with children and families and improve caseload management. 

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

 Join the nation's leading expert in tribal child welfare as he reviews best practices and shares his 35 years of experience in this field.