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Webinar: Seven Habits of the Highly Effective CASA

 “The Seven Habits of the Highly Effective CASA” is presented by Brenda Sweeten, MSSW, LCSW Lecturer/Field Education Director University of North Texas Social Work.

Description: Strengthen your advocacy by adopting some effective “habits” – things that you do and apply consistently throughout your work, communication and interaction with children, families and system stakeholders.

About the presenter: Brenda Sweeten received her Bachelors of Social Work from Baylor University and her Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin.  She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas.  She currently is a Lecturer and Undergraduate Social Work Program Field Director in the Department of Community and Professional Programs at the University of North Texas.  She teaches several undergraduate social work courses including Child Welfare Policy and Practice, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Group Practice and Ethics and Professionalism.  Brenda previously coordinated the UNT Title IV-E Program that recruits social work students who intern and accept employment as Conservatorship Workers with Child Protective Services upon graduation. Prior to coming to UNT, Brenda was the Program Director for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Denton County, Inc. from 1998 to 2012.