Online Classes and Shorter Training Cycle Equal Better Retention and Stronger Volunteers

Online Classes and Shorter Training Cycle Equal Better Retention and Stronger Volunteers

Jun 23 2016

Since January 2016, the rate of volunteers completing the training process at CASA of Travis County has risen from approximately 64% in 2015 to 79%. This increase is largely because of some exciting changes that we have made to our volunteer training program. Understanding that many potential volunteers lost momentum during our previous training cycle that could take up to 4 months, we implemented a brand new cohort-style training model that takes place over a 5-week cycle... Read More

Court Ordered Services: Helping families heal together

Court Ordered Services: Helping families heal together

Jun 09 2016

Ultimately, the goal of the child welfare system is to ensure that children live in safe, permanent homes. Knowing how traumatic it can be for children to be removed from their homes and families, CPS and the courts are repeatedly faced with the decision... Read More