6:00 p.m. Social
6:30 p.m. Training
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..
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Summer BBQ- Join us for Food, Fun and Games! Park To be determined…Dont miss the fun!
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.
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.
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.
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.