Maryland CASA Online Training Academy

Welcome to Maryland CASA’s Online Training Academy

We will be posting recorded webinars to this page. We are unable to provide certificates of completion for these webinars so please ask your CASA supervisor how to verify your completion. If you have any questions, please email contact@marylandcasa.org.

  • 2017 Legislative Wrap-up: Issues Affecting Children and Youth in Care
    • Presented by: Melissa Rock, Advocates for Children and Youth
    • Webinar Recording Date: 7/12/2017
    • To view the recorded webinar, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ivYxVxCOF8&
    • To view the powerpoint slides from this presentation, click here.
  • Assessing Immigrant Children & Families – A CASA Perspective
    • Presented by: Ken Borelli, MSW, Consultant, Immigration & Child Welfare
    • Webinar Recording Date: 6/27/2018
    • To view the recorded webinar, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMUMOLM7pcQ
    • To view the powerpoint slides from this presentation, click
  • Hidden Diagnosis: Prenatal Alcohol & Drug Exposure and Its Many Implications on Foster Youth
    • Presented by: Dr. Doug Waite, Medical Director, The Children’s Village
    • Webinar Recording Date: 4/26/2017
    • To view the recorded webinar, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjButCh-BbA
    • To view the powerpoint slides from this presentation, click here.
  • Treatment Foster Care
    • Presented by: Paul Brylske, Director of Treatment Foster Care, Kennedy Krieger Institute
    • Webinar Recording Date: 12/12/2016
    • To view the recorded webinar, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SMdDhQTSA0 
    • To view the powerpoint slides from this presentation, click here.
  • Educational Stability for Foster Youth
    • Presented by: Monisha Cherayil, Lead Attorney, Public Justice Center & Melissa Rock, Child Welfare Director, Advocates for Children & Youth
    • Webinar Recording Date: 11/29/2016
    • To view the recorded webinar, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbaRUXWjwAQ
    • To view the powerpoint slides from this presentation, click here.
  • How to Identify and Advocate for Children with Developmental Disabilities
    • Presented by: Nancy Pineles, Managing Attorney at Disability Rights Maryland
    • Webinar Recording Date: 10/26/2016
    • To view the recorded webinar, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTOPposBW3o 
    • To view the powerpoint slides from this presentation, click here.
  • Becoming a Trauma Informed Worker Working with the LGBTQ Community
  • Teens and Young Adults and the Impact of Trauma
  • Revealing the Problem: Defining the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Youth
  • How to Access Health & Mental Health Benefits for Children Under Maryland Medical Assistance
  • Understanding Trauma in Youth and Adolescents
    • Presented by: Julia Felton
    • Webinar Recording Date: 3/31/2015
    • To view this presentation, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_HeRkJgpe4
    • Please note: The audio during the first 30-40 minutes of the webinar is poor but improves after this point.