CASA Volunteers may use the following resources to fulfill the CASA Program continuing education requirements of 12 hours per year. Please record the time spent on completing each activity (reading an article or book, listening to a podcast, viewing a video or participating in an online course) and report it to the CASA office on a quarterly basis in our survey.
If you have any questions, contact us at 503-338-6063 or email@example.com - and please share additional resources that we may add.
New resources are added periodically at the bottom of the list in each category in bold.
You can check the Astoria Library catalog (with a link to the Seaside Library at the bottom of the page) here. Note: The list of suggested resources is provided for your convenience and is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of the activities that can be used to fulfill the continuing education requirement. The links go to outside websites that Clatsop CASA Program, Inc. does not control or maintain.
Find these books (among others) in our office library, available for check out:Secrets in Big Sky CountrySomebody's DaughterOne Child at a TimeI Said No!Do you have a Secret?Without Consent
We also have videos:Paper Tigers
Helping Children HealFrom Place to PlaceShort Term 12
Articles, Books, other online text resources:National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Publications LibraryNational CASA Book ListCASA Of Arizona Book List Child Safety: A Guide for Judges and AttorneysAchieving Permanency for Adolescents in Foster Care A Guide to Psychotropic Medications for Youth in Foster CareTeaching Children to Calm Themselves Psych Assess of Parental Capacity (p 12)Difference Maker: The childless, the parentless, and the Central SadnessOregon's Juvenile Dependency Court: A Guide for Foster Parents (contains a simplified timeline of dependency court proceedings)CASAJudges' Page NewsletterAchieving and Maintaining PermanencyThe Peace Corps Culture Matters WorkbookHandling Child Abuse DisclosuresThe Well-Being of Children in the Child Welfare System
Videos, Podcasts, Webinars: Inside the Teenage Brain - PBS FRONTLINE National Children's Advocacy Center WebinarsNational Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections Webcasts National CASA Podcast List Pathways to Positive Futures - more than 20 webinars on issues affecting teens in foster care Sound Advice On Mental Health - a collection of podcasts on mental health in children and teens Harvard Center for the Developing Child- a great site to browse for videos and information on topics like brain development, childhood development and resiliencyNeurobiology of Attachment - Allan Schore interview on secure attachmentNational CASA: Working with ChildrenChildren whose Parents have Experienced Childhood TraumaCalifornia CASA In-Service Trainings – handouts and videos from past sessions, including a good presentation on compassion fatigue Behavioral Health & Education Summit - training on trauma-sensitive schools and strategies for teachers and others to use with children.Conscious Discipline TrainingPoverty Simulation by CoActive Connections
Online Courses (available at no cost but you may need to register before getting access): National Children's Advocacy Center Online Courses Child Trauma Academy Online Courses Adolescent Health and Development - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Child Health and Development - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Trauma in Infants, Young Children and their Families - Georgetown Center for Child & Human Development Honor Our Voices: Children's Perspectives on Domestic Violence Institute for Family Violence Studies CASA of Arizona Training Courses - material on numerous topic available in web, pdf and mp3 format Foster Parent Online Training Making Good Decisions for Children Impacted by Batterers
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