Networking Meetings

(Unless otherwise noted, Networking Meetings are held in the Bay Room in the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits – Redwood Shores)

Continuum of Care Reform
Wednesday, March 28, 6pm-8pm

Trainer and former social worker, Aprille Flint, will be facilitating this networking meeting on the Continuum of Care Reform. The Continuum of Care Reform provides the policy framework to ensure services and supports provided to the child/youth and his or her family are tailored toward the ultimate goal of maintaining a stable permanent family.

Helping Youth Cope with Grief and Loss
Monday, April 30, 6pm-8pm

Explore losses that happen to children, youth, and their caregivers and effective methods to manage these. What is Grief & Loss and how are they related to Trauma? Examine the effects of grief, loss, and trauma on brain functioning, behavior, and thinking. Review attachment theory and the impact this has on reoccurring losses and much more. Instructor Natalia Estassi, PsyD, is a bilingual/multicultural clinician with over 18 years of clinical experience working with families, adults, children, and infants exposed to violence and trauma.


Continuing Education

CASA volunteers are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education each fiscal year (July1-June 30).  Please let your Supervisor know if you have read, watched, or listened to anything that we offer or that you have found on your own.  

CASA Reading List

Foster Care Legislation Affecting CASA Practice 2015