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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.

Texas CASA Training Team Updates for FY 2017

Texas CASA is making some exciting changes to Texas CASA’s in-person training offerings for Fiscal Year 2017. Training Revamp First, we are in the process of revamping our trainings for trainers and supervisors: Mastering the Art of Training & Facilitation: In this training, novice/beginner trainers will be given the tools they need to jump right into… Read more »

CASA College Supervisor Training Coming to Gainesville in September

The CASA College Training Team is bringing a one-day training to Gainesville on Wednesday, Sept. 14. This training will take place at the Landmark Conference Center (1110 E. California St., Gainesville, TX 76240) from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The main audience is CASA Volunteer Supervisors, but the topics covered are applicable and relevant to all CASA staff…. Read more »

Webinar on Background Check Requirements Available in CASA College LMS

Deedra Baker, Program Operations & Resources Director, hosted a required webinar on background checks on Thursday, July 28. The webinar covered: The requirement for CASA programs to complete an internal audit for completed background checks in board, staff and volunteer files, and submit to Texas CASA by Aug. 31, 2016, How programs can get their national criminal… Read more »

Save the Date: Webinar Explaining VOCA PPRI Reporting Changes

This past year, the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) reporting process to the Texas A&M Public Policy Research Institute (PPRI) changed, causing some confusion in the CASA network on how to properly report. Many local CASA programs have expressed the need for more training on the process. Join Megan McIntire, Assistant Director of the PPRI, for a… Read more »

CASA College Featured Webinars: Testifying in Court

While CASA volunteers are not often called to testify as witnesses, testifying in court can be a nerve-wracking concept. CASA programs in Texas and across the nation have created webinars and other training resources to support volunteers and help them prepare. Texas CASA Webinar: Testifying 201 (Dec. 2012): In this webinar, Charles G. Childress, Attorney… Read more »

CASA College Featured Webinars: Writing Court Reports

Writing court reports is one topic CASA volunteers consistently put at the top of the list of things they want to know more about. Over the last few years, programs in Texas and across the nation have created webinars and other training resources to help address this need. Texas CASA: In February 2012, Texas CASA hosted… Read more »