CASA of Ventura County Informational Sessions

Come learn about CASA and how you can make a difference in the life of an abused, abandoned or neglected child. These are free informational presentations about our program and are not a pre-requisite for the training.

* Shared with The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, Crime Victims’ Assistance Volunteer Program.

2018:

Schedule below is subject to change. For more information, please contact info@casaofventuracounty.org or call (805) 389-3120.

Tuesday, January 23, 6:30 -8:00 pm (Oxnard)

Wednesday, February 21, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Camarillo) *

Monday, March 19, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Ventura)

Thursday, April 19, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Moorpark) *

Thursday, May 24, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Camarillo)

Wednesday, June 20, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Ventura) *

Thursday, July 26, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Thousand Oaks)

Wednesday, August 29, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Simi Valley) *

Wednesday, September 26, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Camarillo)

Tuesday, October 16, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Simi Valley)

Wednesday, November 14, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Camarillo)

 

Becoming a CASA Volunteer

The summer CASA class of 2015 pose with Judge Tari L. Cody after she administered the Oath on August 10, 2015.

To be eligible to become a sworn officer of the Court, each CASA must successfully complete approximately 40 hours of training and thereafter complete 12 hours of In-Service training annually. The curriculum has been created by National CASA and California CASA and covers such topics as: laws relating to child welfare and foster care, child development and family dynamics, child abuse and neglect and mandated reporting, effective advocacy, and other matters affecting juvenile dependency.