The AILC’s reports, books, curricula, and model codes are available upon request. To order a publication, please send your check along with name of the publication and number of copies desired to: American Indian Law Center, Inc., P.O. Box 4456, Albuquerque, NM 87196. Please make checks payable to: American Indian Law Center, Inc.
- ANALYSIS OF STATE ENABLING LEGISLATION, 1991
Analysis of every state’s legislation pertaining to intergovernmental agreements; specifically whether legislation allows tribal-state agreement.
- CAPACITY-BUILDING FOR PERMANENCY TRAINING:Curriculum for Service Technologists and Senior Service Technologists, 1987
The curriculum is designed to improve Indian Human Service Workers understanding of case, program, and agency management issues, and strengthen their capabilities to provide training and technical assistance. A basic and advanced curriculum along with trainer instructions and evaluation forms are included.
- DEVELOPING SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND GOVERNANCE PROJECTS, 1987
A curriculum designed to assist in the preparation of grant proposals for the administration for Native Americans’ Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) funding program. Both general background information and suggestions on writing various sections of the proposal narrative are covered.
- ENHANCING PERMANENCY OUTCOME FOR INDIAN CHILDREN UNDER TRIBAL COURT JURISDICTION, 1985.
- FAMILY PRESERVATION AND INDIAN CHILD WELFARE, 1990
$12.95 each. Soft cover
This collection of five articles asks the reader to consider the merits of family preservation and its relevance to Indian child welfare. Each offers a different vantage point on and highlights a critical facet of family preservation. Cumulatively, they move from the inception of services through the evaluation of their effectiveness. Since family preservation represents not just a way of delivering services but also a way of thinking, most of the articles incorporate some philosophic underpinnings of the approach.
- HANDBOOK ON STATE-TRIBAL RELATIONS, 1981
An analytical look at the state-tribal relationship insofar as it resembles other intergovernmental relationships and insofar as it is unique. The Handbook provides a framework for looking at tribes and states taking into account the opportunities for cooperation and coordination as well as the more familiar competition.
- HOW TO MARKET HUMAN SERVICE INNOVATIONS
A Guide to the Development and Dissemination of Social Technologies, 1990.
$14.00 each. Soft cover.
This guide is written to provide a general orientation to the subject of innovation in the human services. It explains how innovations are developed and clarifies how they can be disseminated. The guide explains how to communicate the availability of innovations to relevant human service audiences, and the techniques to foster their adoption. The guide serves as an applied text useful to those wanting to learn how to more effectively and efficiently market innovations. The issues are especially relevant to the design and operation of research and demonstration. (R&D) grants.
- IMPROVING PERMANENCY OUTCOME FOR AMERICAN INDIAN & ALASKAN NATIVE CHILDREN, 1984
- IMPROVING PRACTITIONER DECISION-MAKING: A Training Curriculum, 1987
A curriculum developed to address decision-making in Indian child welfare. Responds to case practice and supervisory decisions.
- IMPROVING THE TRIBAL/STATE LOCAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONSHIP, 1984
A curriculum which structures a number of sessions for tribal elected officials and employees, along with their counterparts from state and local government, to examine their current intergovernmental relationship and explore ways to improve it. Useful in getting to the bottom of and bringing about resolutions to policy and program differences.
- INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT CASE SYNOPSES, 1994
A continually-updated compendium of case law pertaining to the Federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978; a useful tool for non-lawyers as well as lawyers.
- INDIAN FAMILY LAW & CHILD WELFARE- A TEXT, 1981
A brief overview of children’s law issues relating to Indian children; useful as a research instrument as well as a learning tool.
- MODEL CHILDREN’S CODE, 1981.-Revised
A model code which serves as a drafting aid to tribes interested in developing an up-to-date children’s code.
- MODEL TRIBAL ELDER PROTECTION CODE, 1990
This is a model code accompanied by commentary to assist tribes in modifying the code to meet individual tribe’s needs. The Code is a civil code designed to promote reporting of elder abuse and providing support services to elders and their families.
- MODEL TRIBAL RESEARCH CODE, with Materials for Tribal Research and Checklist for Indian Health Boards, 1999
- MODEL TRIBAL-STATE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE AGREEMENT, 1986
A model agreement which serves as drafting aid to tribes and states who wish to enter into an intergovernmental agreement pertaining to the custody and care of Indian children.
- NEW APPROACHES TO JUVENILE JUSTICE, 1977
A study of various programs with unique programs for juveniles. (Out of date).
- PLANNING SERVICE PROGRAMS - A Task and Tool Approach Emphasizing Program Control, 1990
The planning Service Programs Handbook is written as a guide for people planning service programs. As such, it discusses planning for health, education, social development, housing, and economic development programs. The Handbook employs a Task and Tool Approach to planning service programs.
- PROTOCOLS: EFFECTIVE PROSECUTION OF CHILD PHYSICAL AND SEXUAL ABUSE CASES ON NEW MEXICO’S EIGHT NORTHERN PUEBLOS Grant #86-SD-CX-0006
- STRENGTHENING DECISION-MAKING: A Handbook for Indian Child Welfare Program Staff, 1987
A summarization of the curriculum discussed above in handbook form. The handbook identifies major decision points in case practice, discusses decisions and data which need to be dealt with for each point, reviews instruments to support case practice decision-making, and discusses management practices which affect decision-making processes.
- STUDY OF STATUTORY BARRIERS TO TRIBAL PARTICIPATION IN FEDERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, 1976
This is an analysis of the accessibility of tribal participation in the federal domestic assistance program delivery system. Out of 600 programs studied, Indian tribes were participating in less than 100. (Outdated)
- THE TRIBAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (TIS): Using Computers to Improve Human Service Program Management, 1986.
Cost: Free (postage cost only)
Booklet format. A general descriptive guide to the "Tribal Information System," a microcomputer-based information system created for tribal human service programs. Includes uses of the system, its benefits, and steps to go through to prepare for and successfully implement the system.
- THE TRIBAL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USERS’ GUIDE, 1985
Details a manual system for managing child welfare and other human service programs. Specifies major steps in case practice and service delivery and specifies the information which needs to be gathered at each step for effective case and program management. Forms which can be used to capture the key information are included.
- WORKSHOP ON DEVELOPING TRIBAL-STATE AGREEMENTS ON CHILD WELFARE ISSUES, 1985.
Materials developed for a workshop on developing intergovernmental agreements between tribes and states, especially Indian child welfare agreements.
Most publications are photocopied with heavy coverstock covers and either bound with Velobinder strips, plastic comb bindings, or thermal binding. Those which have been commercially bound (paperback books) are indicated as soft cover. Curricula typically are organized and drilled for a three-ring binder (binder not included). If you have questions about the format of a publication, please call us at (505) 277-5462.