Volunteer

Orientation and Training Information

 CASA Volunteers


Thank you for your interest in becoming a CASA volunteer! Please contact Jennifer Rodger, CASA Manager/Recruitment & Training Manager, for more information: jrodger.casa@gmail.com.

Prior to attending training classes, all volunteers must have completed:

  • Attend a CASA 101 Orientation
  • Turn in volunteer application
  • Complete pre-screening interview with Jennifer Rodger
  • Submit DHS Child Abuse Registry check
  • Sign up for a training session with Jennifer and be prepared to attend all classes for that session.

CASA Volunteer Training Topics will Include:

  • CASA Roles and Responsibilities
  • Introduction to Child Welfare
  • Introduction to the law, child protection and the courts
  • Understanding Children
  • Stress in Families
  • Drugs and Alcohol and Addiction
  • Cultural Competence
  • Poverty
  • The role of foster parents
  • The attorney role
  • Gathering information
  • Communicating as a CASA
  • Report Writing
  • Pulling it all together
  • CASA Panel
  • Gmail and Dropbox workshop
  • Policies and Guidelines

CASA Training Manual

 

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