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Court Appointed Special Advocate - CASA

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Court Appointed Special Advocates of Washington County

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Research dynamics of court referrals in adjudicated Child In Need of Assistance (CINA)/child abuse and neglect cases, interview persons involved in the case, assess placement and service needs to provide recommendations to the juvenile courts in the best interest of the child(ren), as it regards placement (family preservation with biological family, family reunification through return of the child to the biological home from out of home placement, kinship/relative placement, or foster or group care placement), and necessary mental/medical health care, educational, spiritual and educational needs.

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About Court Appointed Special Advocates of Washington County

Location:

140 West Franklin Street, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740, US

Mission Statement

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Washington County, Maryland, Inc. will recruit, screen, train and supervise volunteers to serve as advocates for children in adjudicated cases of child abuse and neglect to contribute positive outcomes in child, family and community welfare in Washington County, Maryland.

Description

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND, INC.

POSITION DESCRIPTION VOLUNTEER ADVOCATE

Program Goals

To advocate for children who are subjects of adjudicated cases of abuse or neglect.

To provide objective, independent and factual information to the courts regarding the "best interests" of abused or neglected children.

To monitor compliance of court orders for referred cases.

Program Objectives

To conduct thorough, independent research regarding the welfare of children within court referred adjudicated cases of child abuse or neglect.

To conduct file research, interviews and observations relative to the formation of assessments and recommendations provided to the courts.

To provide written reports with recommendations relative to the "best interests" of children to the courts.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Court Appointed Special Advocatesof Washington County140 West Franklin Street, Suite 100Hagerstown, MD 21740

SKILLS

  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Welfare
  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours per month
  • commitment to serve 1 year or until case closure

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