Georgia CASA Conference
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Be sure to check back periodically as conference updates are posted!
Sponsorship and exhibitor packages are available as follows:
Conference Major Sponsor: $10,000
Conference Sponsor: $5,000
Conference Sponsor: $3,500
Conference Supporter: $1,000
Exhibit Table: $500
If interested in sponsoring or exhibiting, please email Ali Darden.
8:30 – Registration Opens
9:00 – Opening Session
(includes Awards of Excellence presented to affiliate CASA programs)
10:30 – Workshop Block I
12:00 – Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
(includes recognition of 2018 CASA Volunteer of the Year in Georgia)
1:45 – Workshop Block II
3:15 – Workshop Block III
4:30 – Adjourn
Host of HLN’s “Michaela”
Registration has now closed.
If you are unable to attend this event, we hope to see you at a future CASA event!
Directions & Parking
Please also note that Atlanta traffic is impossible to predict, even on Saturdays. While the Atlanta Braves will be out of town for the weekend, those traveling into Atlanta may experience increased traffic. Be sure to check your available routes in advance to avoid trouble areas.
Parking at the hotel is complimentary and valet is also available. The hotel will be at full capacity Friday evening and should the parking lot fill, there will be additional parking available in the Cobb Galleria Deck off Galleria Drive for $5.00/day.
Download handouts for the following conference workshops:
- Ensuring Objectivity in CASA Court Reports: Visits, Interactions & More:
- State of Child Welfare: Current Policy & Practical Priorities
- The MAACademy Experience: Creating Connections, Embracing Partnerships & Empowering Youth
- Talking to Children Who Have Experienced Abuse
- Developing and Maintaining Effective Strategies for Collaborative Relationships with your Juvenile Court and County DFCS
- The Youngest Survivors: Advocating for Children & Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence:
- DFCS Policies & Practice
- Succession Planning & Building “Bench Strength”
- Our Work, Their Rights: Supporting Youth Through the Student Disciplinary Process
- Tapping into the Hidden Volunteer Market
- Trauma & Brain Science: Changing the Way We Work with Families
- You Can’t See What You Don’t Know: How CASAs Can Support Clients with Special Needs:
- Fundraising & Friendraising: Engaging your Board to Support your Mission:
- Prevention Resources to Help Children Thrive:
- Understanding Trauma and Becoming a Trauma Informed Court System
- Cultural Humility: I Don’t See Color
Questions about the conference? Contact Ali Darden or call Georgia CASA at 404-874-2888 or 800-251-4012.