Join Child Advocates of Fort Bend from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Central on Aug. 12 for their Ages and Stages…Connecting the Dots conference! The conference topics came from discussion with CAFB volunteers about specific areas they had interest in or wanted to learn more about. Topics include:

  • Advocating for Infants and Toddlers | The Importance of Secure Attachment for Social and Emotional Development
  • Supporting Youth Who are Aging Out of the System | Ages 18-21: Resources and 101-Need to Know
  • Mental Health Issues and Resources for Our Youth | Having the Difficult Discussions and Who Can Help

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Ages & Stages…Connecting the Dots Conference

Join Child Advocates of Fort Bend from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Central on Aug. 12 for their Ages and Stages…Connecting the Dots conference! The conference topics came from discussion with CAFB volunteers about specific areas they had interest in or wanted to learn more about. Topics include: Advocating for Infants and Toddlers | The Importance of Secure Attachment for … Read More

The Fix | Episode 6 – Lived Experiences Edition

“We didn’t choose y’all. Y’all chose us. Therefore, it’s up to y’all to make that change. It’s up to y’all to step up to the plate. It’s up to y’all to be better.” For this special edition of The Fix, we sat down with some amazing young people who experienced foster care. Hear from Sixto Cancel, Brooke Shewmake, Cortney Jones, … Read More

August Is Bystander Awareness Month

“While the responsibility for domestic violence or sexual assault lies with the perpetrators of these crimes, we all play a role in creating a culture of respect and preventing violence.” – NoMore.org August is Bystander Awareness Month. When you think of the word “bystander”, what comes to mind? Witnessing and intervening in an actual incidence of abuse or violence? The … Read More

Resource Reminder! Educational Advocacy Guidebook & Pocket Guide

It’s almost that time again, when children and youth start heading back to school! Get ready with our Educational Advocacy Guidebook and Educational Advocacy Pocket Guide. The Educational Advocacy Guidebook is designed to provide CASA advocates with the knowledge and tools needed to identify education-related challenges experienced by the children they serve and to advocate effectively to overcome them. It … Read More

Recruitment Microlearning: Finding Your Champion Advocates with the Interview Process

Are you a new volunteer recruiter? Or are you a seasoned recruiter looking for some new strategies? Together, with subject matter experts from around the CASA network, we have created seven new microlearning lessons to help you reach more volunteers who will invest in your mission. The fifth microlearning, Finding Your Champion Advocates with the Interview Process featuring Casey Davis, … Read More