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Continuing Education Requirements for Court Appointed Special Advocates

What: 12 hours per year (from the date of assignment to a case).

Why: The purpose is to ensure that volunteers stay educated and informed on issues within the juvenile dependency system and specific areas of interest that relate to your individual case, or help to prepare you to work on a different type of case in the future.

Additionally, it is a requirement as specified by the Judicial Council.

Where: This requirement can be met through books, movies, television shows, and online training as well as attending CASA of Terrebonne sponsored training.

 

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW, REGISTER AND ATTEND THE TRAIN BELOW AND EARN CONTINUED EDUCATION CREDITS:


TBRI: INTRO & OVERVIEW

5:30 pm - 8:45 pm

February 16, 2022

Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) is an attachment-based trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI uses empowering principles to address physical needs, connecting principles to address attachment needs, and correcting principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. This Introduction and Overview to TBRI will give you insight into this complex intervention tool.


Online Training: Louisiana CASA Strengthening Families

February 24, 2022 11:30 AM

By focusing on the five universal family strengths identified in the Strengthing Families Protective Factors Framework, community leaders and service providers can better engage, support, and partner with parents in order to achieve the best outcomes for kids. This presentation will outline the five factors communites should build to increase family strengths, enhance child development, and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect.


Human Trafficking Prevention

According to the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline, known vulnerabilities may be recent relocation, substance use, mental health concerns, involvement with the child welfare system, and being a runaway or homeless youth. About one in four trafficking victims are children and the average age is 14.

National CASA/GAL provides training resources for CASA and GAL staff and volunteers to help recognize and advocate for human trafficking and child exploitation victims:

Child Trafficking: Recognizing the Risks and Signs

Child Trafficking: Knowledge for Working with Survivors

Advocating for Trafficked and High-Risk Child and Youth Victims


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