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CASA University Session Four
July 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pmFree
This event is open only to those who have attended a Snapshot and subsequently informed ProKids of their intention to attend CASA Volunteer training.
Chapter 4: Understanding Families
In Chapter 4 you will learn a strengths-based approach to understanding families and children. Discussion will include identifying strengths, stressors, risk factors and resources within families, as well as understanding how poverty impacts families.
Reading Assignment: Chapter 4
Review Assignment: Chapter 4
Chapter 8: Exploring Cultural Awareness
In Chapter 8, you will become familiar with the current thinking regarding cultural awareness, cultural diversity, and the adverse effects of bias and discrimination.
Reading Assignment: Chapter 8
Harvard University has designed an interesting way to reveal our own implicit biases. Please select one of these instruments to take before you come to class. Your results are confidential but may inform your discussion in class.