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Advocates are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education each year.

In addition to the monthly volunteer meetings, volunteers can meet the hours requirements with online training. Participating in ongoing training will maintain and improve the level of the CASA volunteer’s knowledge and skill about issues that may be relevant to their case. The list below contains CASA approved training materials that you can use to complete your 12 hours of continuing education. You can filter the list by topics.

Volunteer Meeting Presentation on Bullying

Volunteer Meeting Presentation on Bullying

Scholarships for Foster Youth

Scholarships for Foster Youth

Mandatory Training 2019

Mandatory Training 2019

Introduction to Dependency Law

Introduction to Dependency Law

HBO Documentary “FOSTER”

HBO Documentary “FOSTER”

Tips for the Teen Discussion Group

Tips for the Teen Discussion Group

Articles on Mental Health

Articles on Mental Health

Articles on Drug Abuse

Articles on Drug Abuse

Articles on kids birth to 5

Articles on kids birth to 5

Pregnant and Parenting Youth Panel Discussion

Pregnant and Parenting Youth Panel Discussion

Impacts of Alcohol and Drug Use

Impacts of Alcohol and Drug Use

Being an Abandoned Child

Being an Abandoned Child

TED Talk: Myths of Gay Adpotins

TED Talk: Myths of Gay Adpotins

The Body Keeps Score: Healing Trauma

The Body Keeps Score: Healing Trauma

Every kid needs a champion

Every kid needs a champion

TED Talk: Everything you know about addiction is wrong

TED Talk: Everything you know about addiction is wrong

Book and Movie List

Book and Movie List

CSEC and Human Trafficking Training

CSEC and Human Trafficking Training

Attachment, Developmental and Therapeutic Parenting

Attachment, Developmental and Therapeutic Parenting

Mandated Reporter Training

Mandated Reporter Training

Compassion Fatigue from California CASA

Compassion Fatigue from California CASA

Exposure to Violence and Brain Development

Exposure to Violence and Brain Development

LGBTQ Foster Youth Stories

LGBTQ Foster Youth Stories

Harvard Center for the Developing Child

Harvard Center for the Developing Child

Tips for Interacting with Babies

Tips for Interacting with Babies

Child and Adolescent Development Research and Brain Science, and Quality Parenting Webinar

Child and Adolescent Development Research and Brain Science, and Quality Parenting Webinar

Training Resources from California CASA

Training Resources from California CASA

Supporting kids from poor and low-income families

Supporting kids from poor and low-income families

Why are teens impulsive?

Why are teens impulsive?

Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

CALM Presentation 2016

CALM Presentation 2016

Seminar on College Matriculation

Seminar on College Matriculation

CWS process for out of county relative placement

CWS process for out of county relative placement

Community Resources for Transition Age Youth

Community Resources for Transition Age Youth

Article on Child Bereavement

Article on Child Bereavement

Help with your CASA email address

Help with your CASA email address

Tips for interacting with adults in your child’s life

Tips for interacting with adults in your child’s life

Communicating with the child’s attorney

Communicating with the child’s attorney

Reporting volunteer hours

Reporting volunteer hours

A Court Report Best Practice

A Court Report Best Practice