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National CASA Podcast

Podcast LogoIn this series of interviews we provide updates from National CASA, alert you to legislative action, and share experiences from program staff, volunteers and the youth we serve. In addition, you will gain important staff and volunteer skills to help you advocate for abused and neglected children.

You can subscribe via RSS or iTunes and receive new programs as they are released. Or, you can download individual programs below by clicking on the "Download Podcast" link after each listing. And be sure to send an email with your suggestions and feedback to memberservices@casaforchildren.org.

Lucy Hudson of Zero to Three discusses how foster home placement can affect the development of an infant.
Direct download: lucy.mp3
Category:Volunteer Skills -- posted at: 3:51pm PDT

Janet Ward, National CASA program specialist, talks about succession planning and its importance for programs.
Direct download: janet.mp3
Category:Program Staff Skills -- posted at: 3:51pm PDT

Terene Bennett, National CASA training specialist, introduces Everyone Ready, a new training tool for program staff.
Direct download: terene.mp3
Category:National CASA Update -- posted at: 3:50pm PDT

Ken Borelli, MSW, discusses situations in which children are involved with both the child welfare and immigration systems.
Direct download: ken.mp3
Category:Volunteer Skills -- posted at: 7:48am PDT

Former foster youth Amanda Metivier and Alaska State Director Marion Hallum discuss Facing Foster Care in Alaska, a foster youth advocacy program.
Direct download: ffca.mp3
Category:Youth Voices -- posted at: 3:47pm PDT

Michael Piraino, National CASA CEO, discusses the organization's strategic planning process.
Direct download: mp2.mp3
Category:National CASA Update -- posted at: 3:45pm PDT

Lorine Hall, a volunteer from Anchorage, AK, discusses the value she finds in being an advocate.
Direct download: lorine.mp3
Category:Stories From the Network -- posted at: 3:44pm PDT

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