Continuing education is as easy as reading a book or watching a movie.
See below for a list of recommended articles, books, movies, films and documentaries that you can enjoy for continuing education credit with SFCASA.
For each item, contact our Training Specialist with your reflections on themes within the piece, what struck you most significantly, how it impacts your understanding of your case and your role as a CASA, and any questions it brought up.
Some themes you may want to comment on include: cultural humility, power dynamics, conflicts of interest, fear/distrust of the system, intergenerational dynamics, and/or systemic racism
The Deepest Well: Healing the Long Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris
filmS & DOCUMENTARIES
The F Word Series Online (1.5 CE)
A 6-part docuseries about a queer couple's journey to parenthood through foster-to-adoption process.
This documentary follows young adults going through the process of finding their way after foster care.
This one-woman show dramatizes accounts of students, parents, teachers and administrators caught in America’s school-to-prison pipeline, which pushes underprivileged, minority youth out of the classroom and into incarceration.