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MICAH CARREON - SECRETARY

 

Micah Carreon currently serves as OICWA Secretary. She is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and serves as an Indian Child Welfare Social Worker for her Tribe.

 

Micah began her career in Indian Child Welfare in 2012 and has served in this role for both the Chickasaw Nation and Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Micah obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Newman University in Wichita, Kansas. During her undergraduate career, Micah was a proud member of Psi Chi, the international honor society for Psychology, and she graduated with honors in 2006.


Micah began her career in the field of mental health working alongside children and adolescents at a behavioral health hospital in the Pacific Northwest. She believes her years of experience serving others in this field has impacted and compliment her abilities in the field of child welfare today.

 

In addition to her professional achievements, Micah is a devoted wife and mother. She believes her most important calling is raising her children. Micah is a fierce advocate for tribal members and the preservation of Native families. She works diligently to ensure ICWA is applied to child welfare cases, and she works alongside her State counterparts to create the best outcomes for each family she works with.