CASA Logic Model

The CASA Logic Model was developed by the CASA Advocacy Coalition (CAC), a group of local CASA program representatives. The CAC met multiple times over the course of a year to identify problems children and families involved in the system face, and the activities CASA volunteers can partake in to lead to ideal outcomes for children and families. This Logic … Read More

Child Safety in the System

  Praesidium Academy A series of free e-learning courses on best practices in preventing child sexual abuse with separate tracks for Program Leadership and Program Staff. Access expires December 31, 2022. Child Safety Toolkit This extensive toolkit is the result of a long partnership between Praesidium and CASA of Travis County, which has incorporated safety measures into all levels of … Read More

Guide to Secure Transmission of Confidential Information

HHSC has required CASA programs to employ encryption to keep confidential information secure during electronic transmission. This guide offers multiple options for encryption. Transmission of confidential information creates opportunities for unauthorized access to documents, that is, for people without the legal authority to documents to receive or review them. Document encryption protects against unauthorized access. In document encryption, a document … Read More

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