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Continuing Education Unit (CEU): Kane County CASA/GALs are required to fulfill 12-20 Continuing Education Units per year.
General Informational Meetings (GIM): Learn about the CASA movement and the role of the CASA/GAL (Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem) to serve the best interests of abused and neglected children in the 16th Judicial Court system.
Fundraising Events: Information on Annual Children’s Champion Gala, Golf for a Child Invitational, Clays for Kids and Super Heroes Luncheon.

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  • FAFSA Completion Event
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    10-02-2018

    4422 N. Ravenswood Ave Chicago, IL 60640

    4422 N. Ravenswood Ave Chicago, IL 60640

    The first step for funding college is to fill out the FAFSA every year after October 1. We can help make sure the form is filled out correctly so you don’t miss out on the many thousands of dollars that are available to you!
    This event is open to any youth who have experienced foster care and will be attending college in 2018-2019.  Please bring a laptop if you have one! If not, please let us know.
    If you work at a foster care agency and would like Foster Progress to come to your location to provide a similar event, please email us at: INFO@FOSTER-PROGRESS.ORG

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  • In-Service: The Inner World of a Child with PTSD
    11:30 AM-1:30 PM
    10-17-2018

    100 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

    100 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

    Click HERE to RSVP. Speaker Libby Buchanan, abuse survivor, educator and child welfare advocate. The ins and outs of what PTSD looks like. How often times it can be confused with ADHD. How you can make sense of behaviors that make no sense and how you can create a relationship of trust with your child in care.

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  • CANCELLED!
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    10-18-2018

    Deborah Conley, of Deborah Conley Therapy, will be discussing ways of coping after a case closes. This will be a round table type discussion as well. Space will be limited.This will be worth 2 credits. Please RSVP to Lindsey at, lindseyh@casakanecounty.org

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  • In-Service: Why We Visit & Developing a Contingency Program
    11:30 AM-1:00 PM
    10-22-2018

    100 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

    100 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

    Why We Visit & Developing a Contingency Program (2 Credits)

    Click HERE to RSVP to “Why We Visit & Developing a Contingency Program” Continuing Education Unit.

    Catherine Battista, VP of Advocacy & Operations, along with Kim Flad, Advocate Supervisor will go over the importance of making visits with your child in care. And why it is important to develop a contingency plan when you are unable to make a visit.

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