Native American Children Training Forum
Deadline for Bids have Passed, Consultants have been Selected

The National Indian Justice Center (NIJC) is working to build capacity and distance learning options for Tribal service providers who address the needs of Indian Children who have been neglected and/or abused, or at risk at being neglected and/or abused. A major project goal is to develop, pilot, evaluate and disseminate online training courses to assist service providers in their education needs while elevating the capacity of service providers to participate in and provide online training courses and professional networking.
Evaluation Consultants will assist with the following evaluation tasks: (1) to help refine 1 short-term evaluation tool and 1 mid-term evaluation tool to assess the usefulness of the training for project participants (March 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017); and (2) help develop a 5-year evaluation report for the NACTF project (May 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017).

Training Consultants will conduct and evaluate 3 blended learning training events of up to 2 days in duration in different regions in California to serve 20 or more onsite participants and 5 or more remote participants in each session. at up to 3 blended training sessions. NACTF staff members and the Consultant will deliver existing project curricula these sessions. The events will be broadcast over the internet while they are being conducted in-person:

  • Tribal STAR: Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Tribal Representative Courtroom Training
  • Qualified Expert Witness
  • ICWA 101
  • ICWA Placement Preferences
  • Active Efforts Under ICWA
  • Courtroom Decorum
  • Mandatory Reporting
  • NICWA Positive Indian Parenting






This project is supported with funding awarded by the federal Children's Justice Act, through the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, with grant award CF15048670