Court Appointed Special Advocate

Type: Organization
Name: Court Appointed Special Advocate
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Charleston man receives award for community work

CHARLESTON -- It started because Bill Lair didn't want to be known as just "the newspaper guy."Now retired for three years after his long service as managing editor of the Times-Courier and Journal Gazette, Lair has kept up some of the efforts that grew ... [Published Herald & Review - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

CASA of Apache County launches campaign for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Court Appointed Special Advocate program, CASA of Apache County, is launching a volunteer recruitment campaign called “Be That Someone” to help support the need for awareness of child abuse.Throughout ... [Published WMI Central - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Thanks to all who volunteer for CASA

Every year thousands of children in Indiana are abused and neglected and become involved in the Juvenile Court system. Although the number is staggering and the circumstances are often horrendous, the CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocate program of ... [Published The Henderson Gleaner - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Merlene Davis Abused and neglected children need you as their advocate

Last year, the best interests of 171 abused and neglected children in the Fayette County Family Court was overseen by 60 volunteers with the Court Appointed Special Advocate of Lexington program.With ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Childhaven celebrates new facility in Farmington and upgrades to shelter

FARMINGTON — Nita Manuelito says her passion for children keeps her working long days, smiling through it all.For the last six months, she has worked as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, or CASA, volunteer for Childhaven, a nonprofit organization that ... [Published Farmington Daily Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

We will be closed Thursday, Friday

Each year we get to attend the South Texas Press Association convention. Our staff attends to learn more at the seminars, converse with our peers and hopefully win some awards for our endeavors.Our office will be closed on Thursday and Friday so that ... [Published Pleasanton Express - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

CASA seeks volunteers

Find out more about how to be a Court Appointed Special Advocate at a weekly orientation session at noon Thursdays, or at 6 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. The sessions are at 724 Main St., Suite 101, in Woodland.CASAs are trained to serve as the ... [Published Davis Enterprise - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

CASA volunteer sought for "Patrick"

In order to illustrate and bring awareness to the need for Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers in our local community, Advocates for Children will be highlighting one case which is currently on our waiting list every two weeks. Identifying ... [Published Greensburg Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Council Member Penn Sworn-in as Court Appointed Special Advocate

Denise BellPost Managing EditorDevoting their time while extending their hearts to those most in need, on Monday morning Forney residents Mary Penn and Kathy Collier were each sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).Sworn-in at the Rockwall ... [Published Forney Post - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Be a CASA volunteer and help kids

What is a volunteer? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines volunteer as a person who does work without getting paid to do it. Volunteer is a noun, but I contend that volunteer is actually a verb. A word that expresses an action, an occurrence, or a state ... [Published Saukvalley.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Former Canadian County CASA director jailed on embezzlement charges

Traci Owens, former CASA executive director, was arrested on 72 charges of embezzlement totaling in $70,000.The former director of Canadian County's CASA has been arrested on charges she embezzled $70,000 in funds from the agency over two years.Traci ... [Published KOKH Oklahoma City FOX 25 - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Maricopa County ramping up for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Maricopa County is asking you to "Be That Someone," for a valley child in foster care."For a child a CASA volunteer advocate provides that consistent, caring adult in their life while they navigate the ... [Published KTAR.com - Mar 27 2014]

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He said he's wanted to expose his children to them and their cultures. The idea is working for world peace one person at a time and "the benefit of learning about other countries and how people do things in other countries" he said
"It's really cool when you can help someone reach an understanding of something that held them back before," Castillo said. "All those negatives you've been hearing and maybe believing fall away. I was tutored in college and ended up tutoring other students, and it's a great feeling to help others."
"This is Child Abuse Prevention Month," Jamison said. "Our challenge is to do something to make a difference. Our 'do something' is CASA."
"Our CASA volunteers had 4,085 contacts with children and drove 13,955 miles in their work for CASA" she said. "We served 114 children in 2013, up from 82 the previous year."

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CASA of the Continental Divide seeks volunteers... [Published Summit Daily News - 22 hours ago]
Charleston man receives award for community work [Published Herald & Review - Apr 21 2014]
CASA of Apache County launches campaign for Nat... [Published WMI Central - Apr 21 2014]
The Week Ahead: Spring Training, Beekeeping and... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 21 2014]
LETTER: Thanks to all who volunteer for CASA [Published The Henderson Gleaner - Apr 21 2014]
Another View: Placer CASA and a sense of place [Published Rocklin - Apr 18 2014]
The too-high cost of child abuse [Published Havre Daily News - Apr 17 2014]
Merlene Davis Abused and neglected children nee... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Childhaven celebrates new facility in Farmingto... [Published Farmington Daily Times - Apr 17 2014]
We will be closed Thursday, Friday [Published Pleasanton Express - Apr 17 2014]
CASA seeks volunteers [Published Davis Enterprise - Apr 17 2014]
Karen Tews [Published Area Wide News - Apr 16 2014]
Area girl still missing over 2 months later [Published Rolla Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
Merlene Davis: Abused and neglected children ne... [Published Kentucky.com - Apr 16 2014]
Last ‘From the Heart’ presentation made [Published Rochelle News-Leader - Apr 16 2014]
Linda Pisenti, 66 [Published Fredericksburg Patch - Apr 16 2014]
The Heart of the Matter: Young girl to share he... [Published Canon City Daily Record - Apr 15 2014]
Letter to the Editor: Why she supports candidate [Published Baxter Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
The Week Ahead: Lancaster keeps busy this Holy ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
Kendall looks at way to fund child advocacy group [Published The Beacon News - Apr 14 2014]
Preyer named Missouri CASA Judge of the Year [Published Daily Dunklin Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
CASA training scheduled [Published News Gazette - Apr 11 2014]
2 seek GOP Senate nomination [Published Corydon Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
March in Rapid City brings awareness to child a... [Published KOTA Territory News - Apr 10 2014]
Volunteers needed to advocate for abused, negle... [Published KDBC Channel 4 - Apr 09 2014]
Court advocate classes set for April [Published Saukvalley.com - Apr 09 2014]
OPINION: Editorial: Volunteers help give voice ... [Published Seymour Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
Jolinda Sloto Brattin [Published Tulsa World - Apr 08 2014]
CoreSource : Hires Teri Swope-Shussler as Vice ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 08 2014]
CASA volunteer sought for "Patrick" [Published Greensburg Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
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