Welcome to ICWA Inquiry and Notice, a self-paced online course for members of the California court and law enforcement communities with roles in implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act. The people taking this process-oriented course include:
- Court personnel;
- Probation officers; and
- Social workers.
It is fine to take the four modules on different days, but please make sure you take them in order. (Module 1, Overview, is essential for understanding the other modules.)
Throughout the course, tips, cautions and alerts can be read by clicking their respective buttons. Some are directed at anyone taking the course, like these:
Others are specific to judges, clerks, or petitioners (such as probation officers or social workers); these are clearly labeled, like this: