Orientation and Training

Monroe County CASA - Joseph campbell Quote

Objectivity, tenacity, and good communication skills are some of the key characteristics of great CASA volunteers. We’ll teach you the rest during our comprehensive volunteer training program that empowers individuals to become effective advocates for children in need. Our training covers topics such as:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the CASA
  • Family dynamics of abuse and neglect
  • Child protection law
  • Interacting with children and families, case managers and other professionals in the case
  • Report writing

2021 Training Sessions:

February 8-March 3
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings 5:30-8:30 p.m. *no training on President’s Day
(This training will be held virtually via Zoom. All applicants must have access to a tablet, phone or computer with a camera and microphone, as well as access to the internet.)

June 7-30
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings 5:30-8:30 p.m.

October 18-November 10
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Prior to training you will need to submit an application and attend a volunteer interview. To find out more about the CASA requirements and application click here.