It's a NEW YEAR, a fresh start, and time to start thinking about your continuing education!
We, at CASA, have been searching high and low for new training classes, seminars and webinars so that getting your annual continuing education hours is easier than ever. In addition, we have a list of movies, books and tv shows you can watch at home! (Ask Nicole for more info.)
FREE CASA WEBINARS
Did you know that Texas CASA has CASA College resources on their website? CASA College is geared towards helping our volunteers learn more about several topics that may include everyday challenges within your case. Texas CASA has over 40 webinars available to you at the click of a button!
To register for CASA College please visit https://casacollege.
Click the "Sign Up" button to set up your username and password.
Once completed, you have instant access to all of the valuable information Texas CASA has to offer.
For help setting up your account please contact Nicole at 361.595.7233.
Don't forget to submit proof of attending any webinars! Submit them through Optima by selecting the training tab. More info below.
MOVIES, BOOKS, AND TELEVISION
A list of movies, books and tv shows are available for you to watch at home!
At times, we are unaware of just how many items we are reading and watching that can potentially go towards continuing education. (Ask Nicole for more info.)Below is a list of a FEW topics that we accept:Advocacy SkillsChild PermanenceChild Abuse and NeglectCultural AwarenessDomestic ViolenceFamily DynamicsSubstance AbuseSurvival SkillsMental healthFoster Care
SUBMITTING YOUR TIME IS EASIER THAN EVERWith Optima it is easier more than ever to submit your time! Simply click on the "Training" tab on the Optima dashboard and submit your time just like you would a contact log. Be sure to use the time conversion chart!
When in doubt shoot Nicole an email, nicole.ortegon@
brushcountrycasa.org. She is happy to help.Thank you so much for doing your part in helping Brush Country CASA stay in compliance with Texas CASA Standards.
We appreciate you!!!