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Title: Stand Up for the Children and Watch Out for Them
Corporate Author: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
United States of America

Oglala Lakota Casa Program
United States of America
Date Published: 2001
Page Count: 393
Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Oglala Lakota Casa Program
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
Tribal Law and Policy Institute
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Grant Number: 2000-4021-CA-VI
Sale Source: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046
United States of America

Oglala Lakota Casa Program
P.O. Box 5014
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
United States of America
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, at the Prairie Wind Casino on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, September 17-19, 2001.
Abstract: The Conference, Stand Up for the Children and Watch Out for Them, was sponsored by the Oglala Lakota CASA (National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association) Program. It focused on child maltreatment and on programs and services for Lakota children. The national CASA program provides training and technical assistance for the development and enhancement of tribal court CASA programs. Conference participants discussed, among other topics: (1) how to recognize trauma in children; (2) emotional reactions of children to domestic violence; (3) Indian Health Service mental health services; (4) the Oglala Lakota CASA Program; (5) forensic interviews; (6) the process of child sexual abuse investigations; (7) interrogating child molesters; (8) self-care practices for child abuse responders; (9) roles of tribal leaders in child protection; (10) child sexual abuse protocol development; (11) confidentiality issues and victim advocacy; and (12) dealing with the non-offending parent. Notes, references, glossary, resources
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): American Indians; Child abuse; Child Sexual Abuse; Indian affairs; Juvenile victims; Mental health; OVC final report; Tribal court system; Workshops and seminars
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