Plenty of Blame to Go Around for Traumatic Removal of Six-Year-Old from Longtime Home
On March 21, six-year-old Alexandria P. (“Lexi”) was carried screaming away from the home where she had lived for two-thirds of her life. This traumatic removal has drawn attention around the world to the negative consequences of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).
Nat’l Child Welfare Group Calls for Higher Goals, Community Accountability
The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) published a manifesto this month calling for excellence in child welfare and accountability in communities this month, a document that balances best practices with a loftier vision for the field.