Call for Consultants for Tribal Indian Child Welfare Advocates Training Program

The Tribal Indian Child Welfare Advocates Training Program is funded by the California Department of Social Services, Office of Tribal Affairs and administered by the National Indian Justice Center. The goal of this project is to educate social workers and other professionals working on Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) cases. Project curricula include Tribal Criminal Background Checks, Tribal Customary Adoption, Active Efforts, and Stages of Dependency. These workshops will teach participants about California ICWA regulations and requirements. NIJC staff and consultants will deliver these curricula in one-day workshops for two to three days at each training site.

NIJC is currently looking for consultants to teach the workshops listed above. NIJC will be selecting consultants on a rolling basis as the project trainings are scheduled and new curricula are created.

If you are interested in being a consultant, please review the request for bids and send your resume to Christy Garcia, at

If you have any questions about being a consultant or the project, please contact Christy Garcia at or (707) 579-5507.