2020 Advocate Fall Conference (Virtual)

Advocates will watch the following eleven videos and read one article between September 1 and October 15th 2020. You will receive 7 hours of continuing education for completing the training. After watching each video, you will write 1 paragraph in your Optima training log about what you learned (EXCEPTION: You do not need to write a paragraph about the welcome video, the staff video, the Gala video, or “The Look” video.) When you complete the videos, you will receive your new 2020 CASA t-shirt. This training is MANDATORY. 

Conference Checklist

Below is a checklist you can download and print to help you keep track of which items you have completed. After each individual item is checked off you will be required to document that in Optima with a short paragraph about what you learned from the article or video.

Download Conference Checklist here.

Introduction and Welcome

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (3 minutes)

Meet the CASA Child ADvocates Staff

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (15 minutes)

2021 Gala Sneak Peek

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (2 minutes)

TBRI Coaching: An Overview for Advocates

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (5 minutes)

How Childhood Trauma Impacts Health Across a Lifetime (ACES)

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (16 minutes)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95ovIJ3dsNk&t=4s

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (5 minutes)

Supporting Connections & Community During COVID-19 with Dr. Bruce Perry and Kevin Campbell

Click the play button on the video below to watch the webinar. (90 minutes)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0y-W70pKVHI&feature=youtu.be

The Look

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (2 minutes)

Understanding Racial Trauma and Institutional Racism to Improve Cultural Competency, Racial Equity, and Implicit Bias in CPS Cases

Click the link below to view the webinar. You will register first before viewing the video. (90 minutes)

https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/1531085742523548930

The Gardner’s Tale

Click here to read The Gardner’s Tale article.

Effective CASA Advocacy in a Virtual Environment

Click the play button on the video below to watch the webinar. (90 minutes)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmda2KqrV9A

The Myth of Best Interest Video

Click the play button on the video below to watch the video. (2 hours)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KwwRUrXBeE&feature=youtu.be