If you sometimes feel like you are swimming in a bowl of alphabet soup, as you read through various reports for your case, this tool is for you. Click here for definitions of acronyms used in Child Welfare and related fields.
Advanced Recovery Systems offers information and specialized treatment for teens.
Hear from Cathy Ebel, with School District 51, about the services available to kids in foster care.
Amy Cunningham- Ted Talk
Caregivers and emergency responders are empathetic individuals who risk suffering from Compassion Fatigue, a form of PTSD that is treatable using the steps described in this presentation.
Twelve new Victims Assistance Online Training Modules are available through the Office of Victims of Crimes. This is a great way for CASA volunteers to complete their 12 hours of ongoing training required each year. Topics include:
Children and Youth
Teen Relationship Abuse
For more information about these free online courses click here.
Dr. Michelle Sunkel
A Powerpoint from a trainingn about self-care and how CASA volunteers can deal with the secondary trauma they may experience.