Community Programs- Stewards of Children Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training

The D2L Mission: To Empower People to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

D2L programs raise awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child sexual abuse by educating adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse.

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As a community partner, Children’s Voice: CASA offers Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training for organizations.  Children’s Voice: CASA has a facilitator for this effective child sexual abuse prevention program. Parents and all youth serving organizations will benefit from this knowledge to protect children. A $15 fee is collected from each participant to pay for materials. Please call or email Children’s Voice: CASA to make your reservation to have a program presented in your religious organization, school, club, recreation department or other youth serving organization. Any organization that serves children can benefit from this training.

Please click on the ” Community Programs” tab to learn more about how your organization can receive this very important training.

Announcing Children’s Voice: CASA Inc. Spring/Summer 2014 Volunteer Training!

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Are you still interested in volunteering at Children’s Voice: CASA? Because we’re still interested in you!

Did you attend a previous orientation?                                                

Do you want to move forward in the volunteer process? 

If you answered “Yes” to all the aforementioned questions, please click on the “Volunteering” tab to complete and submit an application.

After receipt of your completed application, one of our coordinators will contact you about scheduling an interview.

Depending on level of interest, the next training class will begin in May.  Date, time, and location to be provided in advance of the training.

 

 

2013 CASA Volunteer of the Year in Georgia

Angela Langstrom,  Children’s Voice: CASA, Douglas County, GA

GA CASA 2013 Volunteer of the Year

GA CASA 2013 Volunteer of the Year

Angela  Langstrom, the 2013 CASA Volunteer of the Year in Georgia, has  been a dedicated CASA volunteer with Children’s Voice: CASA, Inc., in  Douglas County, for three years. She has advocated for 11 children in five  families during her tenure. Her organizational skills, gift of engagement and  even-tempered approach are strong assets in her role as a CASA volunteer.

Juvenile  Court Judge Peggy Walker states that “Angela Langstrom is a powerful voice for children…She  makes certain she knows everything about her case and the child for whom she  speaks. She does not hesitate to advocate and make clear what the needs of the  child are. She is compassionate and devoted to this work. It is a privilege and  honor to work with someone who exhibits this degree of passion for children and  families as well as professionalism in working to collaboratively achieve  permanency.”

Angela  also fields questions from potential CASA volunteers during pre-service  trainings and mentors new CASA volunteers. She is also willing to promote CASA  in her community, having appeared on a local television station as a panelist  and being featured in a promotional video to raise awareness of CASA  volunteerism in the community.

Angela’s  commitment to children goes beyond her role as a CASA volunteer. She and her  husband are the adoptive parents of three children and she is the author of a  children’s book entitled And God Said…See,  I Told You So!: A True Story of Faith and Adoption.

Over 2,100 CASA volunteers, like Angela, advocate for abused and neglected children in Georgia, promoting safety,  a permanent home and overall well-being for each child. You can get involved with a CASA program  in your community! Become a CASA volunteer, make a charitable  donation, become an ambassador for CASA by serving as  a board or advisory board member or give general support to CASA events,  fundraisers or trainings. View the Program Directory to find a CASA program in your community.

Program Featured on WSB Channel 2 Action News

September 2012

WSB Channel 2  Feature

Children’s Voice: CASA, Inc.  (Douglas County) was recently featured on WSB Channel 2.  The segment brings light to  the need for financial  support that will enable  the program to advocate for a greater number of children who find themselves in foster care in Douglas County.

Please click the link  to view the video.  http://www.wsbtv.com/videos/news/budget-cuts-may-hurt-abused-georgia-children/vfMnX/

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