Forensic interviewing is a first step in most child protective services (CPS) investigations, one in which a professional interviews a child to find out if he or she has been maltreated.
Join us for an hour-long video/slide presentation about the role and responsibilities of a Court Appointed Special Advocate, and how to become one.
This one-hour documentary delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress using community supports. CASA Volunteers will receive 2 education hours for attending.
Join us as we kickoff the "growing season" for Mustaches 4 Kids! Location TBA. Raise money during the month of November for CASA, Boys and Girls Club, and Big Brothers Big Sisters simply by growing facial hair! Let's Grow This Thing!
This training will discuss tools and supports that parents and advocates can request from schools to better understand and support difficult behaviors in the school setting.
Registration is now open for CASA's 3rd Annual Superhero 5K presented by Liberty University School of Law and Children's One Mile Fun Run sponsored by Beacon Credit Union. Every child needs a hero but abused children need SUPERHEROES!
This training is designed specifically for parents of students with special needs who may need modified diplomas, or struggle to pass SOLs to achieve graduation. Advocates and other community stakeholders who work with parents of special-needs students are also invited and encouraged to participate in this training.
Kids healing horses; horses healing kids. Come see the work of Brook Hill Farm for yourself, meet the kids in their program, and find out how they can be a service for your CASA child.
This training provides a unique opportunity to hear from local community members who spent time in the foster care system growing up. Lynchburg City School Board Member Derek Polley, as well as Tarsha Joyner of Mrs. Joy's Absolutely Fabulous Treats, will both be sharing their experiences in foster care as children, as well as their journeys that led them to where they are today.