Noteworthy Dates

Training and Information Sessions

Volunteer Training

CASA training classes are offered six times a year—January, March, May, July, September, and November. A class normally consists of eight three-hour sessions, as well as observation of court hearings and at-home work. Classes in 2019 are scheduled for:

  • Tuesday & Thursday evenings, January 15 - February 7
  • Tuesday & Thursday evenings, March 5 - 28
  • Tuesday & Thursday evenings, May 14 - June 6
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10am - 1pm, July 16 - August 8
  • Tuesday & Thursday evenings, September 17 - October 10
  • Tuesday & Thursday evenings, October 29 - November 21 (with the October 31st class moved to the 30th)  

Sessions are fun and interactive, and you will learn everything you need to know to get started as a CASA Volunteer. Upon successful completion of the CASA training, you will be sworn in by a family court judge in a special ceremony.

 Our training curriculum includes:

  • Introducing the CASA Role
  • Introducing the Law, the Child Protection System, and the Courts
  • Developing Cultural Competence
  • Understanding Families
  • Understanding Children
  • Communicating as a CASA
  • Practicing the CASA Volunteer Role – Gathering Information
  • Practicing the CASA Volunteer Role – Reporting & Monitoring
  • Pulling it All Together

Information Sessions

Still not sure if CASA is for you? Attend one of our community information sessions to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of CASAs, and ask questions of CASA experts.

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