Advocate Training Program - Spring Session


Cause Areas


Wed Mar 22, 2017 06:00 PM - Wed Apr 26, 2017 09:00 PM


170 North Ocoee StreetSuite 101Cleveland, TN 37311


CASA volunteers are everyday citizens that change the lives of abused and negleted children. Here's how it works:

  • CASA is appointed to a case by a local judge.
  • Appointment usually takes place when a petition is brought before the judge, in cases of reported child abuse or neglect. The judge appoints CASA to the case if he or she would like more information.
  • CASA takes the information of both parties and launches an unbiased investigation using volunteer and staff advocates.
  • Once the investigation is completed, the volunteer fills out a report, which is then given to all parties in the case and brought before the court.
  • The detailed report provides the judge with an accurate depiction of circumstances.
  • Volunteer and staff advocates make recommendations in the report which are fact based, and seek to promote the most positive outcome for the child.
  • When the proceedings conclude, CASA continues to monitor the case to make sure all court orders are upheld, and the safety of the child continues to be priority.


  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Child Welfare
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This training program meets once a week.
  • This training program is open to everyone who cares about children.

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