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OTA Bulletin

 Sharing CDSS tribal stakeholder opportunities, useful resources and events.


The Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 15, 2019. The meeting is scheduled for 9 am – 12 pm and work group meetings will be held
1-4 pm.
 
The CDSS Office of Tribal Affairs (OTA) is soliciting your feedback for the creation of the meeting agenda.  If you have topics for an agenda request, please submit these issues, along with a brief description, to the CDSS Tribal Affairs mailbox at
TribalAffairs@dss.ca.gov. Your requests will be reviewed by the CDSS and presented to the TAC Chair and Vice Chair who are responsible for approving agenda items.
 
Additionally, we are now calling for NOMINATIONS for TAC Tribal seats. These positions will be regionally dispersed and correspond to the North, Central and Southern regions.  Voting will take place at the November 15th TAC meeting.  All members will be appointed to two-year terms.  If you are interested, please submit a letter from your Tribe nominating you to serve to
TribalAffairs@dss.ca.gov by November 10th. For more detailed information about the nomination process, please refer to the TAC Charter.
 
If you wish to attend the TAC, please RSVP through our
Eventbrite link
.
 
Thank you!



Tribal Indian Child Welfare Advocates Training Program Tentative Training Schedule 2019

The Tribal Indian Child Welfare Advocates Training Program is administered by the National Indian Justice Center pursuant to a grant from the California Department of Social Services. Project is pleased to announce the following workshop training sessions for 2019. Please note these trainings may also be available via live webinar.

You can find training announcements containing more information at:
https://nijc.org/Tribal-Social-Workers-ICWA-Training.html

October 24, 2019 Tribal Customary Adoptions 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Loleta, CA
October 25, 2019 Active Efforts 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Loleta, CA
November 14, 2019 Tribal Customary Adoptions 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Valley Center, CA
November 15, 2019 Active Efforts 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Valley Center, CA
November 18, 2019 Tribal Criminal Background Checks 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Santa Rosa, CA
November 18, 2019 Tribal Customary Adoptions 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Santa Rosa, CA
November 19, 2019 Active Efforts 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

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