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Child & Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County improves the lives of children and families involved in the juvenile justice, child welfare, and family law systems.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022 • 1:00 p.m. (EDT)
Fairhill Partners, 12200 Fairhill Rd.,
3rd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44120
Continuing Education 

Review and identify reasons for resistance among the families we serve, and learn how to create and implement ways to communicate and build trust by fostering direct communication and respecting the importance of confidentiality.

This training has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 general hours of instruction.
Thursday, November 3, 2022 • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EDT)
1 Summit Park Drive
Independence, OH 44131
Friday, November 4, 2022 • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EDT)
1 Summit Park Drive
Independence, OH 44131
Pre-Service Training

Our 30-hour pre-service training will equip you with the solid base of knowledge you need to powerfully and compassionately advocate for a child that has been abused or neglected. In addition to gaining an understanding of the child protection system and the GAL/CASA volunteer role, you will also learn about trauma and resilience, efforts at improving our systems, cultural competence, and much more. Before registering to complete the New CASA Pre-Service Training, you must complete and submit a CASA Application, complete a thorough interview, pass background and screening, and submit the pre-work materials. If you have any questions about the CASA Program or becoming a CASA volunteer, please email Hannah Wiltshire, CASA Program Director, [email protected]

If you register for the New Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Training, please ensure you have received your Ohio Attorney Registration Number. This training has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio on Continuing Legal Education for 15.0 hours of instruction, including 4.5 hours of attorney conduct.