Texas CASA has been conducting a series of in-person Legislative Advocacy Team (LAT) Trainings over the last few months as the 88th Legislative Session quickly approaches. We have been discussing effective legislative advocacy, current hot policy topics, and legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Additionally, our Public Policy Team recently conducted a virtual LAT Training for programs that were unable to make it to an in-person training. Watch the virtual training below.

Virtual Legislative Advocacy Team (LAT) Training Webinar

Friday, Oct. 28, 2022

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Legislative Advocacy Teams Training for the 88th Legislative Session

Texas CASA has been conducting a series of in-person Legislative Advocacy Team (LAT) Trainings over the last few months as the 88th Legislative Session quickly approaches. We have been discussing effective legislative advocacy, current hot policy topics, and legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Additionally, our Public Policy Team recently conducted a virtual LAT Training for programs that were unable … Read More

Overview of the 87th Legislature

This overview of the 87th legislative session and discusses legislative funding, passed Champion bills, newly passed legislation, and next steps for the Texas child welfare system after the 87th legislative session in Texas. 87th legislative session Part 1 87th legislative session Part 2

Guardian Ad Litem Role and Holley Factors

View Now This course is the September 2022 VCA training on the Guardian Ad Litem role and Holley Factors, and contains multiple resources that may be relevant to volunteer coaches and advocates, in addition to the Optima Audit Form. You can use this course to review important information about the roles and responsibilities of a GAL, and use the resources … Read More

FY23 LBOD Training

Each year, Texas CASA provides a training for local CASA program board members to meet the required board training. This year’s will be broken into three trainings.LBOD #1: The Future of Work Watch Now by Lauren Paver, Higher Order Consulting The future of work is not really in the future, it is here, now. The implications for CEOs and Board … Read More

CFE Tracking in Optima

Using Optima, programs can now track CFE related activities following the 4 C’s: Collaborate, Cultivate, Convene and Connect. First review the criterion for CFE tracking below followed by more details on each of the 4 C’s. CFE Community Call: Optima The CFE team presented on CFE tracking in Optima covering how to enter CFE trainings into Optima and what activities … Read More