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Review Question §1.07 Review Questions

1. Which of the following is NOT a goal of dependency proceedings?

a. To ensure the safety, protection, and physical and emotional well-being of at-risk children.
b. To punish parents who neglect, exploit, or abuse their children.
c. To reunite a child who was removed from his or her family.

2. Which of the following is NOT a reason for taking a child into custody or conducting an investigation:

a. The child is not being protected from serious physical harm or illness.
b. The child is in immediate need of care.
c. The child has been truant from school.
d. A police officer has reason to believe that there is an immediate threat to the child’s health or safety because the child was left unattended.

3. At the first court appearance by a parent, Indian custodian, or guardian, you must order the appearing party to complete

a. Form ICWA-010(A), the Indian Child Inquiry Attachment
b. Form ICWA-020, the Parental Notification of Indian Status
c. Form ICWA-030, the Notice of Child Custody Proceeding

4. Minor Sammy's mother tells you that Sammy might be related to a member of a federally recognized tribe, but can't remember which of three tribes. You verify that notice of the proceeding was sent to the Sacramento director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Notice in this case is sufficient.


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