Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a national association in the United States that supports and promotes court-appointed advocates for children in order to provide children with a safe and healthy environment in permanent homes.
CASA members advocate for children who have been abused and/or neglected and report to the court as to the best interest of the child.
Role of CASA:
Meet with children and families in respected placements
Work with Social Workers in coordination of services
Complete brief report of progress of parents and children
Present in court report update and what you feel is in the best interest of the child