Training Schedule

Training Schedule

Volunteer Training Schedule

The CASA Volunteer Training program consists of 8 in-person 3.5-hour classes, an hour of pre-work for each class and 3 hours of courtroom observation (approximately 39 hours total). You must finish all training and observation by the final deadline and all background checks must be completed and cleared in order to be assigned to a case.

Training Cycle Dates & Calendars

*Location will depend on current CDC guidelines at the time of this training.

** Classes 4, 5, and 6 of each cycle will be held in person at the CASA Office

Cycle 3: M/W PM Track: March 25 - April 17, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Cycle 4: M/W PM Track: April 29 - May 22, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Cycle 5: T/TH PM Track: June 04 - June 27, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Cycle 6: M/W PM Track: July 08 - July 31, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Cycle 7: M/W PM Track: August 05 - August 28, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Cycle 8: T/TH PM Track: September 03 - September 26, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Cycle 9: M/W PM Track: October 07 - October 30, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Cycle 10: T/TH PM Track: November 05 - December 05, 6:00-9:30pm

Online Zoom Training / CASA Office | Austin, TX

Additional Training Expectations

Pre-Work: There will be approximately an hour of reading, videos, and other Pre-Work prior to each of the 8 classes that you are expected to complete in order to fully participate in class.  

Courtroom Observation: Three hours of courtroom observation are required. Travis County CPS court hearings are conducted in person at the courthouse.   

Swearing-In Ceremony: Attend this celebratory ceremony to take your volunteer oath after completing training. Tentative dates are:

  • Monday, February 12th
  • Tuesday, April 16th
  • Wednesday, June 26th
  • Tuesday, September 10th
  • Wednesday, December 4th

Confirmed dates and locations will be included in your Swearing In invitation after you complete training.

Continuing Ed: You will be required to complete 12 hours of Continuing Education each year that you are an active volunteer. We offer a variety of trainings and activities to help volunteers complete this requirement.

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