Psychotropic Drugs 101 - 2 hours of in-service training
This webinar is recommended for volunteers who work with children on prescription medication or would like to know more about medications commonly prescribed to children in foster care. Hosted by Portland Oregon CASA Supervisor Stephen McCrea.
Mitigating Implicit Bias in the Juvenile Court System - 1.5 hours of in-service training
Learn how the court, the data and the CASA/GAL program are working together to identify and mitigate bias and address disparity within their judicial district. This webinar provides positive, practical approaches for CASA/GAL programs and their judicial partners to collaboratively address disproportionality and disparate outcomes for foster youth. Facilitators: Judge L. Trosch Louis A. Trosch, Jr., District Court Judge – 26thJudicial District, Charlotte, NC; Erin Chinn-Gary MSW, JD Family Court Administrator – 26thJudicial District; and Dana Frady, MSW, District Administrator, Guardian ad Litem District 26.
Building Strong Families and Healthy Communities: The Safe Babies Court Team Project - 1.5 hours of in-service training
Lucy Hudson, director of the Zero to Three Safe Babies Court Teams Project, provides an overview of this Zero to Three initiative, which has engaged several CASA/GAL programs across the country.
All Families, All Children - 1 hour of in-service training
Develop a greater understanding of the strengths, challenges and value of LGBTQ adults, parents and families, what they can offer a CASA/GAL program, and how to better serve these children in your role as a CASA or GAL volunteer. Facilitated by Tracy Flynn of Tracy Flynn Consulting
The Gecko Project - Championing Resiliency in Your Organization - 1.5 hours of in-service training
This webinar provides an overview of an organizational model for staff and volunteer resiliency that was recently piloted by five CASA programs. The project was conducted by the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at the University of Texas at Austin. The presenter provides concrete examples of what worked in a CASA program and tips on becoming a “resiliency champion” in your organization.