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 »
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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.
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 »
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 »
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 »