In order to remain an "active status" volunteer, you must attend at least 12 hours of training per year. In order to receive credit, please report your training to your Advocate Coordinator.


Training Schedule 2018


6:00 p.m. Social

6:30 p.m. Training

January 29, 2018

School as a resource - Joanne Gemar from the TF school district will share with us the many resources she has access through the Every Student Success Act (ESSA) and the McKenny Vento Act..

February 26, 2018

CASA Connect - You will have the ability to connect to our data base enabling you to enter notes, reports, outcomes, hours, mileage and much more. This will be a game changer in the work we do at CASA. Don’t miss it! If you have a laptop or tablet, bring it with you.

April 2, 2018

Permanency and concurrent planning - Gather skills and strategies to be more effective when looking at a child’s permanency and concurrent planning. We will look at this through the lens of DHW and CASA.

April 30, 2018

CASA Advocate Jeopardy - Let us celebrate the work you do for our CASA Program and the children we serve. Test your knowledge and learn something new while playing a game of CASA Jeopardy. Lots of Fun, Prizes and Food!

May 28, 2018

Working with Foster Parents - We are inviting a Resource Peer Mentor, RPM, Foster Parent to come in and share with us their roles and responsibilities in fostering the children we serve. We’ll talk communication strategies and how we can be a resource to each other.

June 25, 2018

What is the latest in Drug Treatment - An area drug treatment provider will bring us the most recent information on drugs and treatment in the Magic Valley. Knowing what is available to the parents of the children we serve is critical.

July 30, 2018

Summer BBQ- Join us for Food, Fun and Games! Park To be determined…Dont miss the fun!

August 27, 2018


September 24, 2018

Cultural Competency - What does it mean to be culturally competent in child advocacy? We will attempt to answer this question and take a look at the new ICWA guidelines.

October 29, 2018

Optimist Transition Home - Join us on a tour of the new Optimist Transition Home. Youth aging out of foster care now have a place to call home while they develop the skills needed to be successful adults in our communities. We will send out location information prior to this training.

November 26, 2018

Trauma Focused Advocacy - DHW clinician, Sharon Campbell will share the newest in trauma focused care. What services are available? Its critical, as an advocate to know what services are out there to ensure our children are on the correct path of healing.

December Open House TBA

Tis the Season to say thank you! Stop in the office and enjoy a treat or two. Community, supporters, stakeholders and families are all invited. We look forward to this event every year. It is a chance for us to show you, CASA Advocates, how grateful we are to have you here with us.

Contact your Advocate Coordinator for times and dates of all trainings provided by CASA