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To view previously held trainings and zooms see below. 

Here is a list of CASA in-Service Training that is on demand (recordings).

Our goal is to help offer in-service training so that everyone is able to earn 12 each fiscal year at their own pace.

If the links below do not work for you, download the attached document with clickable links.   

In the link below, find free webinars that cover a wide array of topics to support professionals' work and enhance skills and knowledge while supporting children and families involved with child welfare: 

Mental Health

  1. Acceptance & Commitment (ACT) Skill Building for Adolescents

  2. Ask Me Anything About Student’s Mental Health

  3. Building Confidence in Kids & Teens

  4. Conflict Management and Problem Solving

  5. Connection Between Parent & Child Mental Health

  6. Coping With the Uncontrollable

  7. Early Attachment: Why Emotional Bonds Matter

  8. Empowering Loved Ones

  9. Family Reactions to Mental Illness

  10. Healthy Coping for Children and Adolescents

  11. How We Can Support Child and Teen Mental Health

  12. Identity and Its Relationship with Mental Health

  13. I Don't Need Help: Supporting People Who Can't See Their Mental Illness

  14. Introduction to Children’s Mental Health

  15. Juvenile Mental Health Challenges and Covid-19-On Demand-

  16. Latinx Teen Mental Health

  17. Mental Health Matters in Early Childhood

  18. Overcoming Perfectionism in Kids & Teens

  19. Project LAUNCH and Trauma Informed Care: How Professionals in Juvenile Justice can Support Children's Mental Health- On Demand

  20. Relieving Pain’s Impact on Mental Well-Being

  21. The Impact of Grief and Loss on Your Mental Health

  22. The Psychological Origins of Stigma & Bias

  23. The Silent Battle: Men, Body Image and Mental Health

  24. Why We Need to Talk About Men’s Mental Health

  25. Why Words Matter in Mental Health Care


Mental Health: Diagnoses

  1. Decoding and Demystifying Dyslexia

  2. Understanding Bipolar Disorder

  3. Understanding Hoarding

  4. Understanding Munchausen Syndrome

  5. Understanding Oppositional Defiant Disorder

  6. Understanding Personality Disorders

  7. Understanding PTSD

  8. Understanding Schizoaffective Disorder

  9. Understanding Schizophrenia

  10. Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

  11. Video Gaming Disorder: Signs, Symptoms & Help


Mental Health: ADHD

  1. Understanding ADHD in Kids and Teens

  2. What You Always Wanted to Know about ADHD


Mental Health: Anxiety

  1. Embracing Uncertainty How To Support Anxious Teens In Developing Resilience In Stressful Times

  2. Helping Adolescents with Anxiety

  3. Turning the Page on Anxiety

  4. Understanding Anxiety

  5. Your Most Popular Questions Anxiety In Kids & Teens


Mental Health: Autism Spectrum

  1. Autism 101 A Guide to the Spectrum of Disorders

  2. Helping Kids & Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum Thrive

  3. Navigating Autism Through Childhood Years


Mental Health: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

  1. Facing Insecurities with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

  2. Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder


Mental Health: Borderline Personality Disorder

  1. An Open Discussion on Self-Injury in Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder

  2. Ask Me Anything About Emotional Regulation and Borderline Personality Disorder

  3. Borderline Personality Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  4. Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents

  5. Common Questions about Borderline Personality Disorder

  6. Eating Disorders, Overeating, and Borderline Personality Disorder

  7. Expert Answers to Questions about Borderline Personality Disorder

  8. Medication Approaches for Borderline Personality Disorder

  9. Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder


Mental Health: Depression

  1. Depression 101

  2. Depression and Suicide in Young People

  3. How to Support Someone with Depression


Mental Health: Dissociative Disorder

  1. Reducing the Impact of Dissociative Identity Disorder

  2. Understanding Dissociative Disorder


Mental Health: Eating Disorders

  1. Understanding Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

  2. Understanding Eating Disorders

  3. Understanding the Mind-Body Connection of Eating Disorders


Mental Health: Narcissistic Personality Disorder

  1. Narcissistic Personality Disorder

  2. Understanding Narcissistic Personality Disorder


Mental Health: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  1. Regaining Control over Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  2. Why Can’t I Just Stop? Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents.


Mental Health: Self Harm and Suicide

  1. Addressing and Preventing Self-Harm in Kids & Teens

  2. Self-Harm in Kids and Teens

  3. Understanding Cutting, Burning, and Self-Injury

  4. Understanding Suicide


Mental Health: Social Media & Screen Time

  1. Effects of Technology on the Growing Brain

  2. Helping Youth Navigate Dangers in the Digital Age

  3. How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Kids?

  4. Social Media & the Mind

  5. The Link Between Social Media and Mental Health


Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI): General

  1. Addressing Racial Inequities in Child Welfare

  2. Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Latinx Teens

  3. An Overview of the Final Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Regulations

  4. Childhood Exposure to Trauma Tribal Communities

  5. Cultural Humility Part One:  Supporting Immigrant Families, A Culturally Humble Approach

  6. Cultural Humility: Working In & With Tribal Communities

  7. Effectively Engaging Fathers of Color

  8. History of Child Welfare and the Trauma of Family Separation

  9. In commemoration of Juneteenth

  10. Leaning In:  From Racism to Racial Equity

  11. On Demand- Immigration Red Flags and Remedies for Non-Citizen Youth

  12. Putting Intersectionality Into Practice (Child Welfare)

  13. Speaking of Change: How Kinship Care Advance Racial Equity in Child Welfare (State of Washington)

  14. The Family as a Cultural Asset for Latinx Youth Development

  15. Understand the Past to Build a New Future: Advancing Racial Equity Children, Youth and Families  

  16. Working Effectively with Culturally Diverse Families of Children with Behavioral Health Challenges



  1. Foundations of Gender-inclusive Work: Dimensions of Gender

  2. Gender Inclusive Practices in Action: Foundations In Gender Inclusive Work Part 2

  3. Gender Norms & Advocacy: Beyond LGBTQ+

  4. LGBTQ Youth Homelessness 101

  5. Neither//Nor: Stores of Life Beyond Binary Gender

  6. On-Demand Representing LGBTQ Youth in Juvenile Court

  7. Supporting Bisexual & Pansexual Youth

  8. Supporting Trans and Gender-Expansive Youth

  9. Traditoinally Religious And LGBTQ Affirming: How Social Workers can Help Families be Both

  10. When Someone Comes Out: A Guide for Youth-Serving Professionals, Parents, & Caregivers

  11. Youth Beyond the Binary: A Conversation on Non-Binary Identities

  12. Working With Latinx LGBTQ Youth


DEI: Poverty

  1. Creating a Community-wide, Poverty-informed Approach to Breaking Barriers

  2. Socioeconomic Issues with Dr. Mical Raz



  1. Addressing Bullying in Kids & Teens

  2. Introduction to Youth Hate Crimes and Hate Groups

  3. Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Identity-Based Bullying: Overview of Criminal Extremist Hate Groups

  4. Supporting Vulnerable Youth: Preventing and Combating Bias-Based Bullying and Hate Crimes



  1. Apply ACT (Acceptance and commitment therapy) to your Daily Life

  2. At the Intersection of Spirituality and Mental Health

  3. Creating Health Routines for You and Your Family

  4. Find Your Way Back from Burnout

  5. Good Nights, Better Days- Sleep’s Relationship to Mental Health

  6. How to Break Free From Our Expectations

  7. How to Stop Questioning Your Self-Worth and Doubting Your Successes

  8. Love Your Life Through the Science of Happiness

  9. Maintaining a Mentally Healthy Relationship

  10. Managing Anxiety and Stress in the Workplace and at Home

  11. Mental Benefits of a Self-Care Regimen

  12. Mental Perks of Setting Goals and Maintaining Motivation

  13. Simple Ways to Improve Sleep Hygiene

  14. Strategies to Handle Day to Day Stress at Work and at Home

  15. Stress: Signs, Symptoms, Management & Prevention

  16. Supporting a Healthy Mind Through Diet and Exercise

  17. Taking Care of Yourself & Others

  18. Tap Into the Power of Self-Compassion

  19. The Golden Years and Mental Health

  20. The Intersection of Mental Health and the Arts

  21. The Perks of Powering Down

  22. The Role of Self-Acceptance for Good Mental Health

  23. Tips for Overcoming Self-Loathing

  24. Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, and Secondary Traumatic Stress

  25. Understanding the Link Between Physical and Mental Health

  26. Your Everyday Guide to Stress Management



  1. ACEs 101: Impact and Our Opportunity

  2. Historical Trauma

  3. Leaning In: Trauma and Resiliency

  4. Moving Beyond trauma-informed to trauma-responsive support for families

  5. Overview of ACEs in Iowa

  6. Recognizing Trauma in Adults and Young People

  7. The Truth about Trauma

  8. Trauma & ACES for CASAs with Dr. Rob Anda

  9. Trauma in the United States and World

  10. Understanding Childhood Trauma And How To Help Youth Recover



  1. A Pivot to Healing-Centered Leadership: Reimagining Justice, Reimagining Ourselves

  2. Assessment to Action: Building on Strengths, Finding Solutions

  3. Building Trust with Kids & Adolescents

  4. Calming the Storm: Foundational Skills in Verbal De-escalation

  5. Child Development: 0-3

  6. Child Development: Child Development 3 to 5

  7. Child Development: Secrets of Baby Behavior

  8. Children with Problematic Sexual Behaviors

  9. Disability Advocacy

  10. Domestic Violence and the Impact on Children

  11. Engaging with Closed off Kids & Teens

  12. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

  13. From Conversations to Relationships: Engaging Teens in Permanency Planning

  14. Invited But Unwelcome: The Urgent Need to Implement Authentic Family Engagement and Participatory Practices

  15. Personal Safety for Home Visitors

  16. Rethinking Foster Care with Dr. Jerry Milner

  17. Risk and Safety Assessment 101

  18. Sex, Drugs, and Netflix

  19. Social and Emotional Development of Young Children

  20. Special Education Hacks: Making IEPs Work for Students in Foster Care

  21. Steps Toward Change: Replacing Trauma Bond with Healing Relationships

  22. The Effects of Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure 

  23. Working with Incarcerated Parents

  24. Your Teen’s Brain And The Link To Risky Behavior 


Strengthening Families Framework from the Center for the Study of Social Policy

  1. Overview of the Protective Factors with Participant Guide

  2. Protective Factor: Parental Resilience with Participant Guide

  3. Protective Factor: Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development with Participant Guide

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