2024 Indian Child Welfare Act Conference (Boise/Webcast)

2024 Indian Child Welfare Act Conference

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Child Protection and Indian Law Sections

Friday, April 19, 2024
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

University of Idaho College of Law

501 W. Front St., Room 221 – Boise

*Live Webcast Available

5.75 CLE credits

Registration: 

General Registration                                                                $50

Members of the Child Protection or Indian Law Sections      No cost

Members of the Judiciary or Law Students                            No cost

Take Advantage of the Section Membership Registration Benefits Now: Join the Child Protection or Indian Law Sections for only $25.

The Idaho State Bar Child Protection and the Indian Law Sections have joined forces to present the latest information and best practices when dealing with cases involving the Indian Child Welfare Act.

 

 

 

Program Agenda

8:00 a.m.      Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.      Welcome and Introductions

9:15 a.m.       Spirit of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

                   Sandy White Hawk, First Nations Repatriation Institute  

9:45a.m.       ICWA Overview

                   Sheldon Spotted Elk, Casey Family Programs & National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

10:45 a.m.    Break

11:00 a.m.     ICWA Overview Con’t

12:00 p.m.    Hosted Lunch

                     Catered by Life’s Kitchen

1:00 p.m.       Preparing for a Qualified Expert Witness

                     Jessica L. Partridge, Office of the Idaho Attorney General

2:00 p.m.      Tribal Roundtable

                     Garrett L. Brown, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

                     Anne M. Kelleher, Nez Perce Tribe

                     Anne Laughlin, Shoshone-Paiute Tribe

3:15 p.m.     Snack Break

3:30 p.m.     The Effects of Trauma

                   Sheldon Spotted Elk, Casey Family Programs & National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

                   Janice Beller, Canyon County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

4:30 p.m.     Program Concludes