New Advocate Core Training - Sample Schedule

Session 1

 

 

Session 2

 

 

Session 3

 

 

Session 4

 

 

 

Session 5

 

 

Session 6

 

 

 

Session 7

Overview of the Foster Care System and CASA’s Role   9:30 am - 12:00 pm

History of the Child Welfare System   1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Culturally Relevant Practice   9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Child and Adolescent Development   1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Issues Facing CASA Families: Poverty and Domestic Violence   9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Issues Facing CASA Families: Substance Abuse and Mental Health   1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Frequent CASA Assignments: Housing   9:30 am - 11:00 am

Frequent CASA Assignments: Youth Aging out of Foster Care   11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Panel of CASA Youth   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  

 

Legal Issues   9:30 am - 12:00 pm

A Parent’s Perspective   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

 

Frequent CASA Assignments: Education   9:30 am - 11:00 am

Frequent CASA Assignments: ICPC   11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Casework Essentials:  Communication & Reporting   1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Advocate Panel, Supervisor Assignments and Celebration   9:30 am - 12:00 pm