CASA Kane County Calendar

Abuse & Neglect Recertification – Virtual

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Held virtually on Team, presented by CASA Kane County An Abuse & Neglect Recertification is a training for volunteers who have been inactive for over 90 days, or who have closed a case and are ready to take a new case.  Volunteers will be invited on a case by case basis by their Advocate Supervisor.

Compassion Fatigue: The Cost of Caring for Others

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Held virtually on Zoom, Hosted by Illinois CASA In our field of work, we often prioritize others’ needs at our own expense, forgetting that our needs are important too. Despite attempting to separate work from personal life, we often tie our identity to our profession. This session addresses compassion fatigue, burnout, and vicarious trauma, highlighting …

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Il Primary Prevention to Reduce the Negative Impacts of the Social Determinants of Health in Child Welfare

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Held virtually, Hosted by YouthCare Illinois, Presented by Gary Pate, MSSW, LCSW Imagine a Child Well-Being System wherein 90% of children remain with their biological family.  Since much of our well-being is associated with social and economic factors, it is reasonable to focus our efforts on addressing the negative impacts of Social Determinants of Health, …

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General Information Meeting

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Please email sandiec@casakanecounty.org to register! Hosted Virtually via TEAMS by CASA Kane County Virtual General Information Volunteer Meeting for potential CASA Volunteers and an opportunity to meet our team and learn more about what it means to become a CASA/GAL volunteer. Court Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian Ad Litem Volunteers come from every walk of life and share a commitment to …

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Mid-Day Case Chat

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Held virtually on Teams, presented by CASA Kane County Invitation and link have been emailed to all volunteers Join fellow CASA/GAL Volunteers on this virtual call to hear about issues we are all facing on our cases.  Advocate Supervisors and Training staff will be in attendance to guide each session, providing you with a safe …

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Countryside Clays

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New this year! Clays for Kids Sporting Tournament at St. Charles Sportsman Club in Elburn, IL.  

Empathy and Advocacy for LGBTQIA+ Youth and Families

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Join Gary Pate, LCSW, YouthCare Senior Trainer, to learn about sensitive assessment strategies, safety concerns and the effects of minority stress on healthy identity development for LGBTQIA+ youth and families.  The new DCFS Procedure 302, Appendix K (Support and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) Children and Youth) will be …

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Identifying and Responding to Cases of Human Trafficking in Youth

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Held virtually on Zoom, Hosted by Illinois CASA This training will provide an in-depth overview of how the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center addresses cases of human trafficking, as well as potential indicators of exploitation. This training will look at the complex issue of human trafficking through the lens of the child welfare system and other …

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Volunteer Appreciation Social Invite CASA

Volunteer Appreciation Recognition Evening

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Join us for our Volunteer Appreciation Recognition Evening to thank all of our wonderful Volunteers. Thursday, May 9th from 4:30-7:30pm  Eagle Brook Country Club: 2288 Fargo Blvd, Geneva, IL 60134 Hosted by CASA Kane County