Presenters at NICWA’s 36th Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, this year being held in Anchorage, Alaska, on April 15–18, 2017, are the heart and soul of this annual event, increasingly recognized as the
NICWA provides meaningful programming to conference attendees, creating a space where participants can learn about the latest developments and best practices from experts in the field and from one another. Participants represent a cross-section of fields and interests including child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice service providers; legal professionals; students; advocates for children; and tribal, state, and federal leaders.
About the Workshops
The highly competitive selection process aims to select presenters who represent an expertise and mastery of innovative and effective developments in these key areas:
- Children’s Mental Health
- Child Welfare, Foster Care, and Adoption Services
- Judicial and Legal Affairs
- Youth and Family Involvement
Workshop sessions will be 90 minutes in length. Participation varies depending on topic, but on average workshops will have between 20–70 participants. NICWA highly values interactive and participatory workshops. Please share in your submission how your workshop will help conference attendees learn through interactive learning. For more information on the workshops, click here.
Learn more at NICWA.org.