Representation is so important for all children. But especially for children who have a unique living situation or have been through trauma.
Does becoming a CASA volunteer sound like something that might interest you?
But then, you find out you have to write a report a present it to the judge every three months. Whoa! That is terrifying.
During CASA training you learn everything you need to know about how to format your court report, write the report, and submit it to your supervisor to look over. Your CASA supervisor will read it, check all aspects of the report and communicate with you if anything needs changed. The CASA office will then take care of filing the report for you and making sure all of the copies of the report get to the correct people.
Check out the snippets below for a preview of what a CASA court report looks like.
ALL names, dates, and places have been changed. If any of these scenarios reflect real life situations, it is purely coincidental.
This foster care diagram helps to explain a rough idea of what the path of a child who has been removed from the home goes on.
If the child doesn’t have a CASA volunteer they end up going through this alone.
You can help! If you are interested in becoming a CASA volunteer then give us a call at 765-454-5575 ext. 1