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Programmatic Webinar #1

Thursday, January 27, 2022
2:00 pm3:30 pm

This webinar series will focus on topics related to volunteer recruitment, screening, supervision, and retention. Primary audience: staff who supervise volunteers. Other interested staff and/or board members are also welcome to attend.

Topic: Practical Tips for Identifying and Eliminating Volunteer Bias in CASA Advocacy
When working a case, there are many opportunities for our values, opinions on parenting styles, economic expectations, and other biases to creep into our work. How does a Volunteer Coordinator ensure that volunteers’ personal beliefs or biases are not evident in their court reports and interactions with parties on a case? We will review and discuss common red flags and practical ways staff who manage volunteers can “filter out” bias in CASA advocacy.