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Online Training

Advocates are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education each year.

Participating in ongoing training will maintain and improve the level of the CASA volunteer’s knowledge and skills about issues that may be relevant to their case.

To get credit for continuing education, report it to your supervisor or enter it in Optima as a Training Log.

California CASA Continuing Education In-Services

Working with Children Birth to Five

Working with School Age Children

Working with Transition Age Youth

Adoption & Permanency

Advocate Self Care

Watch these 2 videos for 1.5 hours of continuing education:

Culture and Diversity

  • (1 hour of Continuing Education) Any Advocate and Staff can sign up. It’s a one time sign up through their CASA College E-Learning Page, where they can create a username and password for free. Then once signed up people can watch their webinars and view resources available anytime. Although the contact information mention applies more to Texas, we do have a resource in Watsonville called the Immigration Project that Advocates can utilized for additional questions and resources. I’m including the link to the webinar below. Contact CASA Supervisor Alma Rocha if you have any questions.

Drug/Alcohol Abuse

Watch these 2 Ted Talk videos for .5 hours of continuing education:

Education Advocacy

Family Dynamics

Watch these 3 Ted Talk videos for 1 hour of continuing education:

LGBTQ

LGBTQ former foster youth stories. (Watch these five stories for an hour of continuing education credits.)

Health and Mental Health

Trauma

Foster Care

Working with the Dependency System

  • (1 hour of Continuing Education) Any Advocate and Staff can sign up. It’s a one time sign up through their CASA College E-Learning Page, where they can create a username and password for free. Then once signed up people can watch their webinars and view resources available anytime. Although the contact information mention applies more to Texas, we do have a resource in Watsonville called the Immigration Project that Advocates can utilized for additional questions and resources. I’m including the link to the webinar below. Contact CASA Supervisor Alma Rocha if you have any questions.

Mandated Reporter Training

Watch Conny's Story