Pre-Service Training for New CASA AdvocatesName: Pre-Service Training for New CASA AdvocatesDate: January 14, 2021Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CSTEvent Description:
By becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate, or CASA volunteer, you can help provide a voice for children and families involved in the child welfare system. Speak up for a child who needs you!
CASA advocates for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. We advocate for a child's medical and educational, and their overall best interest while in the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Our mission and our ultimate goal is to reunify families by working on finding avenues of support for families of children in care.
“For volunteers, this pre-service training will equip you with the solid base of knowledge you need to powerfully and compassionately advocate for a child that has been abused or neglected. In addition to gaining an understanding of child protection system and the CASA volunteer role, you will also learn about trauma and resilience, efforts at improving our systems, cultural competence and much more.”-Texas CASA
January Training Dates are:
January 12 5:30 - 8 p.m. at the CASA office
January 14, 19, 21st from 5:30 - 8 p.m. via zoom
*All advocates must first complete the volunteer application and be approved before attending trainings.