ANNOUNCEMENTS

Oklahoma  CASA is dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of the CASA network, those we serve and the public as a whole. We have been carefully following the news, recommendations and expertise of health officials as the situation with COVID-19 has continued to evolve. We recognize that this is a serious concern and are making the well-being of the network our highest priority.

Updates & Resources

STATEWIDE & CHILD WELFARE UPDATES

  • OKDHS COVID-19 Feed – Contains news, guidance and resources for providers.
  • State Agency Child Visitation. OKDHS will be using phone and video alternatives for child visitation for the foreseeable future, and will be coming up with strategies such as “front yard” visits that allow for social distance. This is the result of a federal waiver for Title IVB agencies.
  • The Oklahoma State Department of Health is tracking cases of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. OSDH will update the state case count each day by noon Central Time.
  • Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits - Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for nonprofits.

VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES - A List of Virtual Actives for Volunteers and Children

Virtual Visit Resources: Here are some resources that can be adapted to the volunteer/CASA child relationship:

Tech options: Low or No Cost Technology Options for Virtual Participation and Contact

SMART START CENTRAL OKLAHOMA:  Below is some of the information shared with Smart Start's communities to supplement the great things they are already doing in support of children's development. We hope you may find it useful and share it with the young children in your life.

The information in each section is categorized by age.

Reading and Singing

STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math)

Purposeful Parenting and Discipline

Parent/Adult Wellness

HOW TO TALK TO KIDS & TEENS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

TIPS FOR VIDEO CHATTING WITH YOUNG CHILDREN – STAYING CONNECTED WHILE FAR APART

ZERO TO THRIVE: HELPING YOUNG KIDS THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CRISIS

CHILD MIND INSTITUTE: SUPPORTING KIDS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

 

OKLAHOMA CASA ASSOCIATION

PO BOX 54946

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK  73154

Phone: (800) 742-2272

Email:   info@oklahomacasa.org

 

 

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