Three New Events, Three New Continuing Education Library Items and Two Volunteer Document Updates

New Event

We regularly host, sponsor and support a variety of events that provide community outreach, increase awareness of our program, help recruit new volunteers, raise funds and furnish training to our volunteer guardians ad litem. The following events were added to our calendar.

You can also browse and access events on our calendar grid.

Continuing Education

Three new library items were added to our Continuing Education resource center.

  • Understanding Child Welfare and the Courts
    A fact sheet by Children's Bureau designed to answer parent and caregiver concerns about the court process and provide resources regarding legal action and parental rights.
    filed under Dependency and Booklet

  • Birth Parents with Trauma Histories in the Child Welfare System
    A guide for court-based child advocates by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network addressing several common questions about trauma in parents and children.
    filed under Article and Families

  • Module 7: Becoming An Advocate
    A training slide deck by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network on how to be an advocate and support trauma-focused assessment and treatment for a child.
    filed under Slides and Families

Form and Document Library

Two updated documents are now available to download in the Form and Document Library on the Current Volunteers page.

  • Optima Volunteer Guidelines
    filed under Optima

  • Normalcy Checklist
    filed under Forms and Documents: Normalcy

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