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"When I was looking for volunteer opportunities, I wanted to find something where I knew, without a doubt, that I was making a difference. The thing that is so compelling is that judges really do listen to what we have to say, and that makes a difference in the life of a child."

~ Lou S., Dallas CASA volunteer since 1997

Continuing Education

In order to keep current with issues that relate to the volunteer role, our volunteers are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education per year.

Continuing Education at Dallas CASA

Due to current limits on social gatherings, all in person Dallas CASA continuing education programs are being rescheduled. In the meantime, please look into the many webinars, podcasts, movies, TV programs and books listed to continue learning.

Click here for: links to upcoming live and recorded webinars


Three-Part Advocacy Series: Mental Health, Medical and Educational

Dallas CASA will host an advocacy series led by Dallas CASA staff to equip advocates with more in-depth tools and understanding of three critical types of advocacy: mental health with Chauntae Hollins, medical with Lindsey O’Hare, and educational with Lorinda Rothermel. Advocates are encouraged to attend the entire series but may select individual sessions of interest.

When:
Mental Health Advocacy: To be rescheduled
Medical Advocacy: To be rescheduled
Educational Advocacy: Tuesday, May 5, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Dallas CASA, 2757 Swiss Ave., Dallas
Cost: No cost
RegistrationRegister here


Continuing Education Independant Learning


Recommended Audio Programs

Click here for: Online Audio Programs


Recommended Video Programs

Click here for: Online Video Programs


Recommended Films

Click here forOnline movies and documentaries


Recommended Television Programs

Click here for: TV and special programs


Recommended Reading

In addition to attending classes and online training, advocates are also able to read books related to the work we do to receive continuing education credit hours. Each 50 pages equals 1 CE hour.  For example, if you read a book that is 300 pages long, you will receive 6 hours of continuing education credit.

Click here for theRecommended Reading List


Children’s Commission:  Parent Resource Guide

Have you wondered what the parents on your case go through or wanted to learn more about the CPS process? Imagine being scared, confused, embarrassed or angry and having to navigate the CPS and legal process. Take a glimpse into the role of a parent going through this process and receive 2.5 continuing education hours for self study.

Download Parent Resource GuideEnglish or Spanish


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Thank you for registering for a Dallas CASA information session.

You will receive an email confirmation with additional information within 24 business hours.

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