CASA Advocate Training Schedule 2019

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)

 

September 9th (Mon)                   8:30am-1pm

September 10th (Tue)                 8:30am-1pm

September 11th (Wed)                8:30am-1pm

September 17th (Tues)               8:30am-1pm

September 18th (Wed)                8am-4pm

**Applications need to be turned in by August 23rd

 

October 7th (Mon)                        8:30am-1pm

October 8th (Tues)                       8:30am-1pm

October 9th (Wed)                        8:30am-1pm

October 15th (Tues)                    8:30am-1pm

October 16th (Wed)                     8am-4pm

**Applications for this session need to be turned in by September 20th

 

November 4th (Mon)                    8:30am-1pm

November 5th (Tues)                   8:30am-1pm

November 6th (Wed)                    8:30am-1pm

November 12th (Tues)                8:30am-1pm

November 13th (Wed)                 8am-4pm

** Applications need to be turned in by October 20th

 

December 2nd (Mon)                   8:30am-1pm

December 3rd (Tues)                  8:30am-1pm

December 4th (Wed)                    8:30am-1pm

December 11th (Tues)                8:30am-1pm

December 12th (Wed)                 8am-4pm

**Applications for this session need to be turned in by November 22nd

 

**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 an 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. You will need to attend all training classes during the same month.