In this document, we outline the National CASA/GAL Association core model and define the roles for each level of the network: National CASA/GAL, Texas CASA and local programs.

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Additionally to explain the role of a CASA volunteer, Texas CASA created tri-fold brochure that provides additional background information and follows the story of David and his CASA volunteer Nate.

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CASA Roles: National, State & Local

In this document, we outline the National CASA/GAL Association core model and define the roles for each level of the network: National CASA/GAL, Texas CASA and local programs. View Now Additionally to explain the role of a CASA volunteer, Texas CASA created tri-fold brochure that provides additional background information and follows the story of David and his CASA volunteer Nate. … Read More

Early CFE

About Early CFE ECFE is Collaborative Family Engagement done within the first 14 days before the adversary hearing, primarily by CASA. This CASA advocacy approach starts the work of building connections for children and families from the earliest point in the case. Through introduction of CFE engagement and connection tools, the CASA volunteer can ensure that the child remains connected … Read More

Normalcy Matters: A Guide to Supporting Children & Youth in Texas Foster Care

Texas CASA released the Normalcy Matters: A Guide to Supporting Children & Youth in Texas Foster Care with the hope that it will inform understanding of what normalcy is, why it matters, and the important role each of us plays in supporting and promoting normalcy for young people in the Texas child welfare system. This guidebook and companion video were … Read More

Crisis Communications & Risk Management Guide

The Crisis Communications & Risk Management for CASA Programs guide covers the types of crisis programs may face, how to prepare for when a crisis comes up, and the steps to take during a crisis. This guide is focused on three main goals for your CASA program to achieve in advance of a crisis: Assess for weak spots in your … Read More

CASA Board Guide: Hiring & Supervising an Executive Director

The Hiring & Supervising an Executive Director guide aims to provide the Boards of Directors of CASA programs in Texas with guidance on the critically important recruitment, selection and management of the Executive Director/CEO position. View Now Additionally, the guide provides a toolkit of sample resources and templates. All samples are listed at the end of the guide or can … Read More