CASA Advocate Training Schedule 2020

Advocates are required to attend one 35-hour session, plus 3 court observations.

Training’s will be held at the Wells Fargo Building Suite 1503 (Subject to change)

March 2020 Session

March 9th (Mon) 5pm-8:30pm
March10th (Tue) 5pm-8:30pm
March 11th (Wed) 5pm-8:30pm
March 17th (Tue) 5pm-8:30pm
March 18th (Wed) 8am-4pm

April 2020 Session

April 6th (Mon) 5pm-8:30pm
April 7th (Tue) 5pm-8:30pm
April 8th (Wed) 5pm-8:30pm
April 14th (Tue) 5pm-8:30pm
April 15th (Wed) 8am-4pm

May 2020 Session

May 4th (Mon) 8:30am-1pm
May 5th (Tue) 8:30am-1pm
May 6th (Wed) 8:30am-1pm
May 12th (Tue) 8:30am-1pm
May 13th (Wed) 8:30am-1pm

**Applications for all sessions accepted on a rolling basis**

**This training schedule is subject to change and is for reference only.      **Applicants will be invited to attend a training session once all background checks and references are returned as favorable.

Please be aware you must complete an entire 35 hour training session and have all background checks returned favorable to be sworn in as an advocate. You must be at least 21 years of age and be able to pass and extensive reference, Child Protective Services, sex offender registry and criminal background checks before becoming a CASA volunteer. You may not be a current foster parent or be in the process of adopting a child from Child Protective Services. If an attorney, you may not concurrently be appointed to any cases involving Child Protective Services in El Paso County.

The pre-service training classes are a part of the screening process, and that acceptance to participate in training does not guarantee that you will be sworn in as a CASA volunteer or that you will be assigned a case.

The training is a combination of in-person and online on your own training for a total of 35 hours. All training classes will take place at our offices at 221 N. Kansas Street, Suite 1501.