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CASA Volunteer Training Starts January 6

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Be a Hero for a Child

Our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program is seeking dedicated individuals to be the voice of an abused child who is in the Livingston County foster care system or family court system.

CASA’s next Volunteer Training Program begins in January, 2015. The program’s Flex Learning Curriculum combines online coursework and in-person training sessions totaling 30 hours.

Interested applicants may learn more about the program, volunteer requirements, and position responsibilities on the CASA section of our website.

IN-CLASS SCHEDULE: CASA’s Winter 2015 Volunteer Training Program

CASA volunteerSession I:    Tuesday, January 6     1 – 5 p.m.

Session II:  Thursday, January 8     1 – 5 p.m.

Session III:  Tuesday, January 13    1 – 5 p.m.

Session IV: Thursday, January 15    1 – 5 p.m.

Session V:  Thursday, January 20    1 – 5 p.m.

Session VI:  Thursday, January 22   1 – 5 p.m.

Preferred Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Online Application Form >>

To register or learn more, contact CASA Director Sara A. Applegate at 517-548-1350 or email her at:

Watch Dr. Phil Video on CASA >>             Visit the National CASA site >>



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