Welcome to CASA of Baltimore County's Pre-Service Training!

*Before you begin, please be sure you have submitted an application, completed an interview, and been accepted to training. To get started, please visit www.casabaltco.org/volunteer. If you have questions about the process, please contact our Advocate Coordinator, Janis Bormel, at jbormel@casabaltco.org.

Welcome to the Pre-service Training for CASA of Baltimore County! To the left, you will find each Lesson's online component ("foundational course"), videos, hand-outs and Facilitator information. Those items under the "pre-work" heading are to be completed prior to the meeting date. PLEASE NOTE: Some items must be submitted to the instructor by noon on the day of the online session. Items under the "in-class" heading will be discussed during the online meeting. Below is the schedule of all online meetings - invitations to each will be emailed the day before. For additional detail, please consult the Participant Guide for each lesson to find out what work is required prior to the online meeting and what will be discussed during the meeting.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the facilitators at the addresses provided below and on each lesson's page. We look forward to  working with you!

START DATE: Monday, May 8, 2023 (In-Person at the CASA office)

Orientation - Jennifer Stine, facilitator: jstine@casabaltco.org 


Date:  Wednesday, May 10, 2023 (ZOOM)

Lesson 1: Overview - Jennifer Stine, facilitator: jstine@casabaltco.org 


Date:  Monday, May 15, 2023 (ZOOM) 

Lesson 2 The Bleux Case - Ellen Franklin, facilitator: efranklin@casabaltco.org 


Date:  Wednesday, May 17, 2023 (ZOOM)

Volunteer Panel - Lenae Ray, facilitator: lray@casabaltco.org


Date: Monday, May 22, 2023 (ZOOM)

ACEs Training - Joanne Lindsay, facilitator: jlindsay@casabaltco.org 


Date:  Wednesday, May 24, 2023 (ZOOM)

Lesson 3: The Greene Case - facilitator TBA


Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 (ZOOM)

Lesson 4: The Amarillo Case - Karen Coleman, facilitator: kcoleman@casabaltco.org 


Date: Monday, June 5, 2023 (ZOOM)

Lesson 5: The Redd Case -  facilitator TBA


Date:  Wednesday, June 7, 2023  (In-Person at the CASA office)

Post Training Panel & Optima  Training - Karen Coleman, facilitator: kcoleman@casabaltco.org