Connecticut Association of Senior Center Personnel (CASCP)
Connecticut's only association of Senior Center professionals committed to improving the quality of life of older adults, their families and our communities through local Senior Centers. As a network we enhance member Senior Centers across the State. With continuing support and growth, CASCP hopes to maintain and strengthen our relationship with our partners in the aging network. We hope to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery in all Senior Centers. CASCP supports the professional development of Senior Center staff by:
Facilitating staff development and the improvement of senior center programs and services through education and training.
Assessing and developing standards of operation of Senior Centers.
Determining service priorities for the elderly.
Continual involvement in developing legislative priorities for elderly issues.
Facilitating the exchange of innovative ideas and concepts related to the profession.
CASCP is a dynamic network of professionals working in Connecticut's 150+ Senior Centers. We represent communities that range in population from hundreds to hundreds of thousands! We exist to support one another in our efforts to create opporunities for successful aging within our communities.
We are goverened by By-Laws and have a Strategic Plan.
Keep in touch with CASCP!
You can contact us through email: CASCPquestions@gmail.com
Since our inception in 1984, CASCP membership has represented over 200 Senior Center professionals from across Connecticut. Our combined expertise brings new light to concerns of the elderly and new strength to the development of Senior Centers. CASCP has established a continuing relationship with state and national government agencies. Our training has included such topics as innovative programming, long range planning, customer service, attracting new seniors, computer and technology, legal issues, senior center standards.....and much, much more! CASCP provides on-going support and consultation to individuals and communities seeking professional standards for hiring and evaluating Senior Center personnel and for the development of multi-purpose Senior Centers.
CASCP is affiliated with the National Council on Aging/National Institute of Senior Centers