Upcoming Events

2019 Schedule of Training Events 

Informational meets for those interested in CASA
2018:
Nov 28th @ 4:00pm @ Tea2Go Abilene – 3562 Catclaw Drive
Nov 30th @ 11:30am – Coffee with CASA in the Big Country CASA Office
Dec 6th  – 5:30 @ Mad Coffee – Hwy 83/ FM 707
2019:
Jan 3rd – 5:30 @ Mad Coffee – Hwy 83/ FM 707
Jan 8th  – 4:00 @ Tea2Go Abilene – 3562 Catclaw Drive
Feb 11th – 5:30 @ Tea2Go Abilene – 3562 Catclaw Drive
Feb 19th – 5:30 @ Mad Coffee – Hwy 83/ FM 707
Feb 25th – 4:30 @ Tea2Go Abilene – 3562 Catclaw Drive

Winter 2019 New Volunteer Training in CASA Office (Trainees must attend ALL sessions for each class)
Mon Jan 14th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs Jan 17th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Mon Jan 21st @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs Jan 24th
@ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Mon Jan 28th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs Jan 31st @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm

Sat Feb 2nd @ 9:00am – 3:00pm

Spring 2019 New Volunteer Training in CASA Office (Trainees must attend ALL sessions for each class)
Mon March 18th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs March 21st @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Mon March 25th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs March 28th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Mon April 1st @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs April 4th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Sat April 7th @ 9:00am – 3:00pm

Summer 2019 Day-Time Flex New Volunteer Training*(Trainees must attend ALL sessions for each class)
Mon June 3rd – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Wed June 5th – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Fri June 7th  – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Mon June 10th – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Wed June 12th – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Fri June 14th – 9:00am – 12:00pm
*15 hours classroom training and 15 hours homework/online 

POSSIBLE Aug 2019 Day-Time Flex Training to be determined (would follow same format above)

Fall 2019 New Volunteer Training in CASA Office (Trainees must attend ALL sessions for each class)
Mon Sept 9th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs Sept 12th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Mon Sept 16th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs Sept 19th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Mon Sept 23rd @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Thurs Sept 26th @ 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Sat Sept 28th @ 9:00am – 3:00pm

All schedules and/or times are subject to change.
Please call office for more information and to confirm schedule.

Contact us at 325-677-6448 or info@bigcountrycasa.org
400 Oak Street, Suite 217
Taylor County Plaza Building, 2nd floor
Abilene, TX 79602

CASA Café or Lunch & Learn (continuing education for current volunteers)
CASA Volunteers must accrue 12 CEU (Continuing Education Units) each calendar year. These hours are earned by attending our various In-Service events throughout the year, by attending the Texas CASA Convention, attending various conferences and trainings offered locally.

Our volunteers may also read books or watch videos from the approved lists and submitting a synopsis. See Continuing Education section under Volunteer Tab for full details.

Remaining 2018 CEU Events:
Nov – no In-Service events scheduled
Dec 15th – CPS Adoption Matching Event – 4 CEU’s for approved volunteers
Dec CASA Open House – Time TBD

2019 CEU Events:
Jan 8th – Lunch & Learn @ 12pm CASA Office –  AISD Therapeutic Intervention Program & CASA
Feb 12th – CASA Café @ 6pm CASA Office – Surrogate Parenting Certification by Connie Mangin
Mar 12th – Lunch & Learn @ 12pm CASA Office – TBD
Apr 9th – CASA Café @ 6pm CASA Office – Educational Advocacy for Teens by Deb Welborn & CASA Teen Specialist Group
May 14th – Lunch & Learn – TBD
June 11th – TBD
Sept 10th – TBD
Oct 8th – TBD
Nov – no scheduled CEU events
Dec — no scheduled CEU events