ICWA Tools and Forms

Resources, Tools, and Forms

Forms and Instructions
ICWA Notification Sample Letter to Bureau of Indian Affairs Eastern Region (Tribe Unknown) (Apr '12)
Instructions for form CF-FSP 5323
Procedure for ICWA Determination at Intake/Investigation and CF/FSP 5323 Completion (July'13)
Verification of Indian Child Welfare Act Eligibility (CF-FSP 5323)
Verification of Indian Child Welfare Act Eligibility (CF-FSP 5323 Spanish Version)
Judicial Checklists
Adjudication Hearing Checklist
Adoption Hearing Checklist
Disposition Hearing Checklist
Native American Resource Directory for Juvenile Judges
Permanency Hearing Checklist
Review Hearing Checklist
Shelter Hearing Checklist
TPR Hearing Checklist
Resources and Guides
ICWA Checklist (Developed by Florida Guardians Ad Litem)
ICWA Process Flowchart and Glossary (NICWA)
ICWA Training: Florida Practice and Policy with Guidelines for Best Practice( DCF Apr' 12) (approved for 3.5 CLE Credits)
Indian Child Welfare Act - A Family Guide
Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act
When Does ICWA Apply?
Tribal and ICWA Contacts
Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice
Federally Recognized Tribes (NCSL)
National ICWA Managers by State (Apr '12)
Regional ICWA Specialists (2014)

State and Federal Law, Administrative Code, and Policy

65C-28.013 FAC-Indian Child Welfare Act ICWA Case Law Update
CFOP 175-36 Reports and Services Involving Indian Children (2013) US Indian Child Welfare Act
Federal Guidelines for State Courts  

ICWA Publications

American Indian Fact Sheet for Florida (NICWA)
Seminole Tribe, Draft Protocol re: Child Protective Services (2005)
American Indian and Alaska Native Population (2010 Census Brief)
American Indian Children in Foster Care (NRCFCPP)
Time for Reform: A Matter of Justice for American Indian and
Alaskan Native Children (NICWA)
Tribal - State Relations (CWIG 2012)