CASA Kane County University is an evolving portal of information, resources and training for our volunteers. Since you make our child advocacy program successful, we want you to have easy access to the information and tools that will benefit you and the children that you so wonderfully serve.
What is CASA Kane County University?
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Learn about CASA Kane County’s mission and how to become a CASA/GAL. Read the CASA/GAL volunteer handbook and access a glossary of commonly used terms and court acronyms.
Watch instructional videos on Optima, CASA Kane County’s case management system, so you can use Optima’s features to organize and manage your file.
Understand the laws and court processes that shape CASA Kane County’s role in the courtroom. Learn more about the responsibilities of the different parties we work with in the courtroom and how to contact them.
DCFS and Private Agencies
Locate contact information for all of our local DCFS offices and private agencies. Find out how to contact your case manager and his/her supervisor.
Access training materials, podcasts, articles and more on a variety of topics relevant not only to your overall role as a CASA/GAL, but also to your specific case.
Find out what tangible items CASA Kane County has available right now to help you meet the needs of the children and families you serve.
Listen to our podcasts to enhance your knowledge base so that you can better advocate for your child.