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Spring 2014 Training Dates
 
Note : Unless otherwise noted, CASA will not provide dinner at the training sessions, but please feel free to bring any food or drinks with you. We will have treats available at some of the sessions.

Date                                                     Time                                       

Tuesday, March 11th                               5:30-7:30pm                             

We will be introducing the background of the CASA program and discussing the legal system using Chapters 1 and 2 as our guide. Please bring your training manual.

Skip one week due to Spring Break                                                                                                                              

Tuesday, March 25th                              5:30-7:30pm

We will be discussing understanding parents and children (Chapter 4) and cultural competency (Chapter 3).  Please bring your training manual.
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Tuesday, April 1st                                   5:30-7:30pm

We will be continuing our discussion about understanding parents and children (Chapter 5) as well as the steps of a CASA case and the progression of a CASA case through the system.  We will also talk about how to introduce yourself as a CASA volunteer and provide ideas for conversation starters on visits.  Please bring your training manual.
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Tuesday, April 8th                                   5:30-7:30pm

We will be discussing how to write CASA reports and the CASA role in hearings, specifically speaking in court. We will also discuss the three sub-programs at CASA: the Zero-to-Five Program, the Teen Program, and Educational Advocacy.

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Tuesday, April 15th                                 5:30-7:30pm

We will have a panel of speakers from the Juvenile Court system this evening. Please send any questions you have for the speakers to Kellyn at kellyn@danecountycasa.org . ________________________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday, April 22nd                                5:30-7:30pm

We will have a panel of Veteran Volunteers ready and willing to answer all of your questions about the CASA volunteer experience. CASA will provide a main entrée for dinner. We ask that you please bring a side dish, dessert, or drink to share in a potluck.

 



 
All of the training sessions will take place at the City County Building (210 Martin Luther King Drive) located just off the Capitol Square in room 321 from 5:30-7:30p.m. 
 
Please plan on attending all sessions as the information presented is unique to each session.
 
  If you would like to participate in our spring training please complete an application (available on our website) and submit it electronically to  kellyn@danecountycasa.org.
 
Once we have received and reviewed your application you may be contacted to schedule an interview with CASA staff.  Interviews will be scheduled during the month of February 2014.
 
Please contact Kellyn at  kellyn@danecountycasa.org  with any questions.  
 


 


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