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Find in-person & online training opportunities provided through Texas CASA’s CASA College to further the education of the CASA network in Texas. Below you will find all of the latest CASA College articles – to browse other categories, return to the Inside CASA home page or use the navigation list in the right column.

Register for Compassion Fatigue Online Training

We invite you to join Texas CASA’s Volunteer Coaching and Advocacy team as they host a live online Zoom training at 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. This training, Compassion Fatigue for CASA Coaches, is focused on recognizing compassion fatigue in ourselves and others, and using appropriate tools when finding paths to wellness. Register… Read more »

Free Online Options for In-Service Training

Texas CASA has released a list of the top online training opportunities that staff and volunteers can enroll in at the Texas CASA Learning Center. Follow the button below for 40 of the top resources in our database of 150+ courses, webinars and guides. VIEW TOP 40 TRAININGS The resources are sorted by: E-learning courses,… Read more »

Recruiters, Save the Date! Volunteer Power Unleashed Summit, Feb. 19-20, 2020

CASA recruiters, mark your calendars – Texas CASA’s third Volunteer Power Unleashed Summit will take place in San Antonio on Feb. 19-20, 2020. This year’s theme, Pursuit of the Peak, will help you climb to the top of the recruitment mountain to attract quality advocates to serve the children in Texas. Please save the date, and… Read more »

¡Vámonos! Training Materials in Spanish!

We are excited to announce two new training resources in Spanish: a translation of the Volunteer Pre-Service Manual, or Manual del Voluntario, along with the coordinating handouts, and a video e-learning course on Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), called TBRI – Crianza Basada en Confianza. Some volunteers in training may prefer to read their pre-service materials… Read more »

Coaching with Emotional Intelligence Online Training Registration

We invite you to join Texas CASA’s Volunteer Coaching and Advocacy team as they host a live online Zoom training at 12 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. This training, Coaching with Emotional Intelligence is focused on understanding what emotional intelligence is and how emotional intelligence can enhance your coaching skills. REGISTER NOW After registering, you will receive… Read more »

New Pre-Service E-Learning Courses!

We are excited to announce that we have converted two in-person sessions of pre-service volunteer training into interactive, immersive e-learning courses that are now available online! In order to provide a more dynamic option for programs that don’t have the capacity to facilitate all eight sessions of pre-service training in person, we set out to create e-learning… Read more »

Webinar for CASA Program Staff: Time Management Tips & Tricks

We invite you to join Texas CASA’s Volunteer Coaching and Advocacy team as they host a live online Zoom training at 12 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. This training, Time Management Tips and Tricks, is focused on learning how to reduce stress and be more productive by setting priorities, using a planning tool and scheduling your time appropriately…. Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Updated Online Core Advocacy Skills Training

We are thrilled to share that the Online Core Advocacy Skills Training (OCAST) e-learning course has been updated and the new version is now live on our learning center! OCAST is an interactive e-learning course focused on demystifying how a case moves through the child welfare system, with modules taking learners through each legal stage… Read more »

Webinar for CASA Program Staff: Clear & Confident Communication

We invite you to join Texas CASA’s Volunteer Coaching and Advocacy team as they host a live online Zoom training at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. This training, Clear and Confident Communication, is focused on learning what your words, mannerisms and body language convey to others, and how to take simple steps to… Read more »

TBRI® Healing Families Video Set Now Available Online!

We’re excited to announce that the TBRI® Healing Families seven-video set is now available to watch online in our Learning Center. Texas CASA licensed the set specifically for use by CASA staff and volunteers. The videos explain the principles and concepts behind Trust-Based Relational Intervention®, a proven method for enriching the lives of at-risk, vulnerable children, adolescents and their families…. Read more »