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What does a CASA do?

What does a CASA do?


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  • Visits with the child regularly
  • Reviews the social service agency and Court records
  • Gathers information about the child from parents, caregivers, social workers, teachers, and anyone else important in the child’s life
  • Identifies family and community resources that can help meet the child’s needs
  • Problem solves with the professionals involved in the child’s case
  • Prepares written reports for Court hearings
  • Participates in Court hearings
  • Participates in team meetings
  • Provides testimony to the Court if requested
  • Ensures that the child’s wishes are known to the judge
  • Meets regularly with the CASA case supervisor for support and guidance
  • Keeps the focus on the child until he/she is in a safe, stable permanent home
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times

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