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.
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.
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
Registration: Register here
Continuing Education Independant Learning
Recommended Audio Programs
Click here for: Online Audio Programs
Recommended Video Programs
Click here for: Online Video Programs
Click here for: Online movies and documentaries
Recommended Television Programs
Click here for: TV and special programs
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 the: Recommended 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.