CASA Corner

As a CASA volunteer, you will need a few resources as you support a child in need. Here, you’ll find all the forms, templates, and informational documents you could possibly want! To save a file, right-click and select “Save Link As” to download a copy to your computer. Please let us know if you’re having trouble viewing anything.

A summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (regarding your background check)

FCRA Rights Summary

Frequently Used Documents

    1. Monthly Case Update: PDF
    2. Mileage Log (for reimbursement): Excel and PDF
    3. Court Report TemplateWord, and PDF
    4. CRB Report TemplateWord and PDF
    5. Independent Training Worksheet: PDF
    6. CANS Cheat Sheet PDF
    7. DHS Staff List (June 2018) PDF
    8. Attorney/CRB List (July 2018) PDF

Training Articles, Handouts and Notes

Attachment and Trauma Related Articles:
 

Moving a Child, from Debrorah Gray: PDF

Accomodating for Low Executive Function, from Deborah Gray: PDF

 

Training Handouts:

2018: 

March 27, 2018 In Service with Callie Gamble from TTRS: Phases of TTRS

  1. Phase One–First 21 Days PDF
  2. Phase Two PDF
  3. Phase Three PDF
  4. Phase Four to Graduation PDF

March 5, 2018 JDEC Meeting – Special Education Advocacy with Lynn Haxton from the Juvenile Rights Project: Educational Surrogacy Powerpoint

January 23, 2018 In Service with Katie: LGBTQ Powerpoint

2017:

September 26, 2017 In Service with Molly McFadden from The Independent Living Program of Yamhill County: 

  • Free Tuition Waiver FAQ for Foster YouthPDF
  • ILP Transition Plans Template (to be completed by ILP Workers and/or DHS Workers only) PDF

August 22, 2017 In Service with Diane Reynolds from Provoking Hope

May 23, 2017 In Service with Sally Goddard from Unidos: Katie’s Notes in PDF

2016: 

June 28, 2016 Training on Rules of Evidence, Adjudication Hearings, Disposition Hearings and CASA Reports

January 26, 2016 – Trauma Advocacy Training Transition Planning Worksheet

2015:

November 2, 2015, JDEC Meeting – Aron Perez-Selsky and Simonne Weyand provided an overview of the key findings of the Appellate Court this year that relate to juvenile dependency cases. We have uploaded the 2015 Appellate Summary here.

2014:

June 30, 2014, JDEC Meeting – Discussion centered around the Parental Representation Pilot Program which is being piloted in Yamhill and Linn Counties and on four recent appeals course cases, which, in Judge Easterday’s words have contributed to making the courtroom seem more litigious and adversarial. The four cases discussed are J. B. V.A. R. S.N. M. S., and W. A. C. with information on each case available by clicking on the case abbreviations.

2012:

March 5, 2012, JDEC Meeting – Drug Court Informational Handout

2011:

August 2011 DHS Meetings and Committees – Facilitated Meeting InfoPermanency CommitteesAdoption Committees, and Adoption Timelines

2010:

September 2010 Roundtable – DHS Policy on Relatives

Fostering Futures: A Training for Volunteers working with Youth Transitioning into Adulthood – Curriculum FlyerMy Identities FlowerResources for Older Youth