Online training makes continuing your education convenient and easy.
SFCASA is planning to offer new continuing education opportunities that can be completed online from the comfort of your own home. All you need to complete these trainings is a computer and access to the Internet.
Educational Advocacy WEBINARS
You can access any of these webinars throughout the year. These webinars have been developed by SFCASA and outside agencies.
- Holding Education Rights for Foster Youth (1 hour CE)
- Getting Started with Education Rights for a Foster Youth (1 hour CE)
- Secondary Education Achievement (High School, Equivalency Tests) (1 hour CE)
- Financial Aid for Postsecondary Education (1 hour CE)
- Improving Educational Outcomes for Children with Disabilities in Foster/Kinship Care (2 hours CE)
- School-Based Advocacy for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care (1 hour CE)
- Financial Aid & Foster Youth, Part 1: Completing the FAFSA (2 hours CE)
- Financial Aid & Foster Youth, Part 2: After the FAFSA (2 hours CE)
- How to Help Foster Youth Avoid the Remediation Trap & Achieve College Success (2 hours CE)
- On-Campus Support & Resources for Foster Youth in College (2 hours CE)
- Career Technical Education: Short-Term Programs into Living Wage Employment (2 hours CE)
To receive Continuing Education credit , please view the webinar and email your responses to the following four questions to our Training Specialist:
1. Which training did you view?
2. What are the three most important things you learned from this training?
3. How will you apply the knowledge from this training to your CASA case?
4. Do you have any further questions around this topic after viewing this training?
You can access any of these webinars throughout the year. For instructions on how to receive credit, refer to each individual opportunity.
Education of Youth in Out-Of-Home Care
Email our Recruitment and Training specialist with your first and last name and the title of this course. You’ll receive an email back with sign in information and a link to the National CASA Website where the course is held.
Aging Out: Supporting Youth Transitions into Adulthood
Email our Recruitment and Training specialist with your first and last name the title of this course. You’ll receive an email back with sign in information and a link to the National CASA Website where the course is held.
Growing Up Trans (1.5 hours)
Frontline takes an intimate view of what it means to grow up as a transgender youth.
Separate and Unequal (30 minutes)
Frontline takes a look at what is going on with the present racial divide in our education system.
Dropout Nation (30 minutes)
Frontline takes a look at why so many students are not graduating from high school, and what impact this has on students.
National CASA Podcasts (15-30 minutes each)
Several educational podcasts addressing topics such as autism, bullying, grief and loss, and psychotropic medication.
Teenage Brain, Alcohol, and Risky Behavior (40 minutes)
Exploring current research describing key features of youth and adolescent brain development, the impact of alcohol, the risks of youth alcohol use, and how families can reduce risky behavior.
An examination of the history of the Bayview and Hunter’s Point neighborhoods.