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NCJ Number: 191864 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Building Tribal Capacity To Meet Our Children's Needs
Corporate Author: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 2001
Page Count: 294
Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Tribal Law and Policy Institute
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Grant Number: 2000-VI-GX-0001
Sale Source: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume contains the agenda for and printed materials relevant to the Tribal Law and Policy Institute Conference, in Pierre, South Dakota, April 2-5, 2001.
Abstract: The conference, Building Tribal Capacity To Meet Our Children's Needs, focused on skill-building for individuals working toward developing a more competent, child-friendly, and culturally specific coordinated response to the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of Indian children; and on promoting mentoring and networking among Tribal programs serving victimized Indian children. Conference participants discussed: (1) community response and responsibility to improve the reactions to child maltreatment; (2) wellness and maintaining balance; (3) legal issues and challenges in investigating and prosecuting child sexual abuse; (4) recognizing trauma in children; (5) the medical-legal examination and the Indian Health Service; (6) developing victim advocacy skills to help traumatized children; (7) developing child advocacy centers in Indian country and Native communities; (8) team-building; (9) overview of child sexual abuse investigations and offender typologies; (10) forensic interviews of child victims in tribal communities; (11) offender interviews; and (12) preventing burnout in the field of child maltreatment. References, resources
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): American Indians; Child abuse; Child Sexual Abuse; Indian affairs; Juvenile victims; Offenders; OVC final report; Psychological victimization effects; Workshops and seminars
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