TRAININGS FOR VOLUNTEERS.

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:
https://www.childwelfare.gov/more-tools-resources/mm/webinars/ 

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

 

DEI: LGBTQ+ 

  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

 

Bullying

  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

 

Self-Care

  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