CASA U #4Thursday, December 5, 2013 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chapter 4: Understanding Families
This class will cover family strengths, stressors, risk factors, resources, and the impact of mental illness on the family unit.
Discussion led by CASA Manager Kathy Halsey
SnapshotMonday, December 16, 2013 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The first step in becoming involved with ProKids is to attend a Snapshot. Snapshots are one-hour informational sessions that are held weekly at our Mt. Auburn office. Snapshots are free and you will not be asked for a donation.
CASA U #5Tuesday, January 7, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chapter 5: IMpact of Family Violence
This class will address family violence and the impact it has on children.
Discussion led by CASA Manager Kathy King
CASA U #6Thursday, January 9, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chapter 6: Communicating as a CASA
The goal of this class is to practice communication skills for interviewing, working collaboratively with others on the case, and dealing with conflict. Participants will increase their level of understanding of confidentiality issues for CASA volunteers.
Discussion led by CASA Manager Beth Turk
CASA U # 7Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chapter 7: Substance Abuse
The goal of this class is to increase participants' understanding of their ability to assess the family situation of the children with whom they will be working as a CASA volunteer. In particular, participants will consider the issue of substance abuse and how this issue impacts families.
Discussion led by Jennifer Castillo from Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR)