Tag: CASA of Coconino County

Beginning of School Year May Reveal Child Abuse, Neglect

| August 23, 2017
Beginning of School Year May Reveal Child Abuse, Neglect

The end of summer and the start of a new school year is an exciting time for most children. But for some, the beginning of school could reveal a dark secret when signs of abuse and neglect these children have suffered over the summer are noticed by teachers, staff and other parents.

“Because children can be subject to less adult supervision during the summer, reports of suspected abuse and neglect can spike at the start of the school year,” said CASA of Coconino County Coordinator Amber Martin.

Many of the children who are confirmed as victims are removed from their homes and placed into foster care – often far from their friends, families and schools. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers from CASA of Coconino County are specially screened and trained to speak up for abused and neglected children who, through no fault of their own, end up in the foster care system.

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Best for Babies Foster Parent Training

| July 22, 2017
Best for Babies Foster Parent Training

CASA of Coconino County invites you to join us for the Best for Babies Foster Parent Training. This will be presented by Meghan Hays-Davis, MAS IMH-E, in a three hour training and aims to increase your knowledge of the needs of young children in foster care through an interactive, discussion based format using real time case examples and relationship based interventions. The training will be held on July 28, 2017 from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Juvenile Court Center.

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Best for Babies Foster Parent Training

| July 15, 2017
Best for Babies Foster Parent Training

CASA of Coconino County invites you to join us for the Best for Babies Foster Parent Training. This will be presented by Meghan Hays-Davis, MAS IMH-E, in a three hour training and aims to increase your knowledge of the needs of young children in foster care through an interactive, discussion based format using real time case examples and relationship based interventions. The training will be held on July 28, 2017 from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Juvenile Court Center.

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Best for Babies Foster Parent Training

| July 8, 2017
Best for Babies Foster Parent Training

CASA of Coconino County invites you to join us for the Best for Babies Foster Parent Training. This will be presented by Meghan Hays-Davis, MAS IMH-E, in a three hour training and aims to increase your knowledge of the needs of young children in foster care through an interactive, discussion based format using real time case examples and relationship based interventions. The training will be held on July 28, 2017 from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Juvenile Court Center.

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CASA’s Needed!

| April 8, 2017
CASA’s Needed!

CASAs are desperately needed in Coconino County! CASA volunteers will stay with children who are victims of abuse or neglect until the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. For many of these children, CASA volunteers are the only constant adult presence in their life at the time.

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