CASA Academy

Length of Time: 2 days

Prerequisite: Pre-Service Volunteer Training; Onboarding Training (with local program), Optima Module training, reading Advocate Supervisor Manual.

Summary: CASA Academy replaces New Hire/Advocate Supervisor Training. New hires should attend the earliest scheduled CASA Academy following their onboarding. This course is offered 3 times per year and is required for all staff who carry any case-related responsibilities (Directors, Program Managers, Advocate Supervisors, and Trainers). Support staff are welcome to attend if space allows.  Components of the course include: History of CASA; National CASA Standards & Core Model; Oklahoma Statutes; Role of CASA and Supervisor; Coaching Methods; Logic Model; Screening; Conflicts of Interest; Time Management; and Optima Supervisory Functions.

Training of Facilitators: Level I - Essentials

Length of Time: 1 ½ days

Prerequisite: Pre-Service volunteer training; familiarity with National CASA Blended/Flex or Traditional/Classroom Curriculum

Summary: TOF Basics is a “101” course that covers the essentials of training such as presentation styles, adult learning principles, and how CASA pre-service training functions. Participants will have the opportunity to facilitate a portion of training to their peers. Successful completion of this course is required in order to provide the National CASA Pre-Service curriculum to volunteers.

Training of Facilitators: Level II - Mastering Facilitator Competencies

Length of Time: 1 ½ days

Prerequisite: TOF Basics; Experience facilitating Pre-Service Training

Summary: As the name suggests, “TOF Level II” has a deeper focus on the National Facilitator Competencies. Participants can expect study and comparison of National CASA Pre-Service curriculums, opportunities to build upon skills they learned in TOF Essentials and instruction on how to develop improved competency in training delivery.

Disproportionality, Disparate Outcomes & Racial Bias

Length of Time: 1 day

Prerequisite: None

Summary: Required within one year of hire for all Directors, Program Managers, Advocate Supervisors, and Trainers. This training is aimed at examining and changing the attitudes and assumptions that have kept racial inequities in place.

Raise, Rally, Recruit!

Length of Time: 1 day

Prerequisite: None

Summary: What's your why? In this training you will learn the power of using stories to share the message of CASA.

  • Raise up valuable team members
  • Engaging communities of color and faith-based organizations
  • Maximizing social media to not only create awareness, but to
  • Rally volunteers who are ready to carry out your program’s mission.

This training is for anyone who is ready to step up your recruitment game to see growth in your program.


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Phone: (800) 742-2272





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