Volunteer Training Schedule

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All volunteer training’s are held at 8200 Haverstick Road, Suite 240, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Before you can sign up for a training, you must first submit a volunteer application.

Potential Volunteers….

  • Must be at least 21 years old and a high school graduate
  • Must successfully complete and pass the screening requirements of Child Advocates
    • (which include a criminal history check, CPS (Child Protective Services) check and Sex Offender check)
  • Cannot be a licensed foster parent with Marion County wards in your home.
  • Cannot be employed at an agency that holds a service provider contract with the Marion County Department of Child Services (DCS)

April

Series Date Day of Week Topic Covered Time of Class Location
April Online CASA Roles & Responsibilities Online
April Online DCS Overview Online
April 4/11/17 Tuesday The Legal Process/ Working with DC 9:00am-3:00pm Child Advocates
April 4/13/17 Thursday Report Writing & Interviewing/ Trauma- Informed Care 9:00am-3:00pm Child Advocates
April 4/20/17 Thursday Cultural Sensitivity/OPTIMA/ Quest 9:00am-3:30pm Child Advocates
April 4/24/17 Monday Graduation 5:30pm-7:30pm Child Advocates

MAY: 5.19.17 Attorneys only: One Day Training class. 9:00am-4:00PM. 6 Hours CLE credits pending.

Contact Carey@childadvocates.net to RSVP

 

May

Series Date Day of Week Topic Covered Time of Class Location
May Online CASA Roles & Responsibilities Online
May Online DCS Overview Online
May 5/6/17 Saturday The Legal Process/ Working with DCS 9:00am-3:30pm Child Advocates
May 5/11/17 Thursday Trauma-Informed Care 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocactes
May 5/20/17 Saturday Cultural Sensitivity/Court Report Writing & Interviewing/ Optima/ Quest 9:00am-3:30pm Child Advocates
May 5/30/17 Tuesday Graduation 5:30pm-7:30pm Child Advocates

June

Series

Date

Day of Week

Topic Covered

Time of class

Location

June Online Online CASA Roles and Responsibilities & DCS Overview Online Online
June 6.5.17 Monday Introductions/Legal Process 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocates
June 6.7.17 Wednesday Working with DCS/Child Interviewing 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocates
June Online Online Report Writing Online Online
June 6.12.17 Monday Trauma Informed Care 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocates
June Online Online Trauma Video Online Online
June 6.17.17 Wednesday Cultural Sensitivity 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocates
June Online Online Quest/Optima Online Online
June 6.19.17 Monday Graduation 5:30pm-7:30pm Child Advocates


July 

Series

Date

Day of Week

Topic Covered

Time of class

Location

July Online Online CASA Roles and Responsibilities & DCS Overview Online Online
July 7.8.17 Saturday Legal Process/Working with DCS/Interviewing 9:30am-3:30pm Child Advocates
July Online Online Report Writing Online Online
July 7.11.17 Tuesday Trauma Informed Care 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocates
July Online Online Trauma Video Online Online
July 7.1317 Thursday Cultural Sensitivity 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocates
July Online Online Quest/Optima Online Online
July 7.18.17 Tuesday Graduation 5:30pm-8:30pm Child Advocates


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