For 29 years, Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has worked to provide our courts with the information needed to act in the best interests of abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, and to ensure that they’re placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible.

Current Advocates

Lone Star CASA in-service training opportunities

Topic: Crime Victims Services with Kivonda Harris

Time: May 10th, 2022

6pm-7pm

Location: TBD

Topic: Navigating the CPS System With Kivonda Harris

Time: May 18th, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/8674967905?pwd=eHczdUdUQmtyTER0K1A5WkVWdVhzQT09

Meeting ID: 867 496 7905
Passcode: 226072

Topic: Navigating the CPS System With Kivonda Harris

Time: May 18th, 2022

6pm-7pm

Location: Zoom 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/8674967905?pwd=eHczdUdUQmtyTER0K1A5WkVWdVhzQT09
Meeting ID: 867 496 7905
Passcode: 226072

Topic: Working With ECI 

Time: June 2nd, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: TBD

Topic: 1st Generation and The Cultural Divide With Tahj Walker

Time: June 29th, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom (Link will be posted here when available).

Topic: Confidentiality With Chris Hoffmeyer

Time: July 6th, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom (Link will be posted here when available).

Topic: ETV (Education and Training Vouchers With Drew Melton

Time: July 25th, 2022

6:30pm-8pm

Location: TBD

Topic: Using CFE For Family Finding With Toni Garcia

Time: August 4th, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom (Link will be posted here when available).

Topic: Universal Precautions With Kivonda Harris

Time: September 21st, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom (Link will be posted here when available).

Topic: Rapport Building With Teens With Chris Hoffmeyer

Time: October 5th, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom (Link will be posted here when available).

Topic: Grief and Loss During Holidays With Molly Mosby

Time: November 15th, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom (Link will be posted here when available).

Topic: Avoiding Burnout With Barbara Henderson

Time: December 7th, 2022

12pm-1pm

Location: Zoom (Link will be posted here when available).

Other In-service training opportunities

https://texascasa.org/csec/

Welcome to the Advocacy for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Course. This free course was created to equip you to identify victims of trafficking, understand the unique needs of exploited youth, and provide them with the highest level of advocacy. The course is 9 modules and takes approximately 2.5 hours in CASA College.

DFPS – Trauma Informed Care Training (state.tx.us) 

This course is offered through Texas DFPS and provides information on the impact of trauma and how to work with children with trauma.

 

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