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The Juvenile Dependency Court Process

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November
1

Take a journey through the California Juvenile Dependency Court system. Travel this interactive and powerful story! CASA volunteers, as always, will perform duties and responsibilities as determined by the judge and that’s why it is so important that they understand …

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Resources in Response to Extreme Weather

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August
30

  In response to the wildfires, flooding, and extreme heat happening across the United States, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help families and communities. The following resources may be relevant depending on what is happening …

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Mental Health Awareness Month & Foster Care

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May
23

Recent studies suggest that up to 80% of children in foster care have significant mental health issues compared to approximately 18%-22% of children in the general population. Most youth in foster care have traumatic family histories and life experiences that result …

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April
11

Children and families thrive when they have access to safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. Policies and programs that are supportive of children and families can prevent child abuse and neglect and other early adversity. CDC works to better understand …

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New resources added to our CASA of Sonoma County website

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November
1

Take a look at the new resources added to our Useful Links area on Mental Health Tips for Survivors of Disaster or Traumatic Event. You may find the resources under the “Advocate Resources” tab and “Useful Links” or by clicking …

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The most affordable colleges of 2017

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October
2

Check out this great resource for your readers who are interested in continuing their education through an online college, the most affordable online colleges of 2017.

New resources added to our CASA of Sonoma County website

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September
18

Take a look at the new resources added to our Useful Links area on Transition into Adulthood and Wellness. You may find the resources under the “Advocate Resources” tab and “Useful Links” or by clicking on this link.

Guide to college for LGBTQ students

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April
26

Choosing a college is a daunting task for any first-time student, but for LGBTQ students, it can be downright terrifying. A whopping 13.4% of LGBTQ high school students who report frequent verbal harassment plan on not attending college, and 20% …

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2017 Student Guide to Online Education

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April
2

Since weathering the rise and fall of some for-profit online colleges, distance education is now an accepted and important option for students who need to balance the responsibilities of work and family. Public and private colleges across the country understand …

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Immigration Issues and CASA Advocacy in California

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March
20

In California, CASA volunteers, “represent the best interests of the children involved, and consider the best interests of the family.” Therefore these FAQs are written from that perspective, in order to help CASA volunteers in California advocate for children and …

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