CASA Advocate Training Schedule 2019
Advocates are required to attend one 30-hour session, plus 3 court observations.
Trainings will be held at the Wells Fargo Building Suite 1503 (Subject to change)
January 15 (Tues) 9am-1pm
January 16 (Wed) 9am-1pm
January 22 (Tues) 9am-1pm
January 23 (Wed) 8am-4pm
**Applications for this session need to be turned in by January 8th
March 12th (Tues) 9am-1pm
March 13th (Wed) 9am-1pm
March 14th (Thur) 9am-1pm
March 15th (Fri) 8am-4pm
**Applications for this session need to be turned in by March 4th
April 9th (Tues) 5pm-8:30pm
April 10th (Wed) 5pm-8:30pm
April 16th (Tues) 5pm-8:30pm
April 17th (Wed) 8am-4pm
** Applications for this session need to be turned in by April 2nd
May 7th (Tues) 9am-1pm
May 8th (Wed) 9am-1pm
May 14t h(Tues) 9am-1pm
May15th (Wed) 8am-4pm
**Application for this session need to be turned in by April 30th
June 6th (Tues) 5pm-8:30
June 7th (Wed) 5pm-8:30
June 13th (Tues) 5pm-8:30
June 14th (Wed) 8am-4pm
**Application for this session need to be turned in by May 28th
**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 30 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 30 hours. All training classes will take place at our offices at 221 N. Kansas Street, Suite 1501. You will need to attend all training classes during the same month.