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National CASA offers the following information and resources to help advocates communicate with children and other members of the child welfare community.

Publications - National CASA

Intercultural Communication: Kali Scolnick, educator and intercultural consultant, discusses the importance of intercultural communication. Listen to the podcast using the audio player below. 


National CASA Training Videos:

View sample interactions between a volunteer and a child. Each Flash file contains two versions of the same video.In the first version you’ll be able to observe and take your own notes about strategies you see the volunteer using. In the second version, you’ll be able to compare the notes you took with notes taken by an experienced CASA/GAL volunteer supervisor.

National CASA Conference Resources  

  • Confidentiality: Tips for obtaining records and a case study on confidentiality



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