This June, we have two training sessions available. We believe that both will be extremely practical and helpful for CASAs. Please consider attending one or both of the June training sessions.
JUNE 4: RESOURCES FOR OLDER YOUTH
Collaborative Care and Services for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
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PRESENTER: Debi Beddow, Collaborative Care Supervisor for DCS Regions 5, 8, & 9, will speak.

When: Tuesday, June 4th from 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Where: Tippecanoe Room in the Tippecanoe County Office Building, 20 N 3rd St, Lafayette, IN 47901

Why: Learn about services available to older youth and the collaborative care program. This sessions is highly recommended for any CASA who advocates for a child ages 14 or higher.
JUNE 25: TECHNIQUES OF INTERPERSONAL INTERACTION
LEARN HOW TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS AS A CASA
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This highly interactive workshop will focus on fundamental skill building of CASA volunteers in managing relationships.

Using techniques rooted in contemporary psychological theories and models, participants will understand effective verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening and intentional interviewing, and improve problem-solving strategies that facilitate purposeful communication with others. 
PRESENTER: Mark Frederick, Ph.D in Counseling Psychology

Dr. Frederick teaches in the Department of Educational Leadership at Indiana State University. His teaching and research interests include human and student development, leadership, and interpersonal communication skills. 

When: Tuesday, June 25, 5:30pm - 7pm

Where: Tippecanoe Room in the Tippecanoe County Office Building, 20 N 3rd St, Lafayette, IN 47901

Why: CASAs are constantly building and managing relationships. Learn how to improve your interpersonal skills!