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CASAs play key role in child welfare cases

Posted: Thursday, Jan 31st, 2013

Court Appointed Special Advocate of Lincoln County Director Betsy Henderson (left) and longtime CASA volunteer Marianne Reynolds discuss a child welfare case at CASA’s office in Newport. Children taken into foster care are assigned a CASA whose job it is to advocate for the child in court. (Photo by Larry Coonrod)

NEWPORT — They are not social workers, and they are certainly not lawyers, but the fate of a child in foster care often hinges on the skill, dedication and tenacity of citizen volunteers known as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

For the complete article see the 01-31-2013 issue.

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