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Reminder of the dangers on social media

Reminder of the dangers on social media

The attached briefing AFOSI Bulletin Blue Whale Online Suicide Game is a great reminder that we need to be aware of the potential influences on our children through social media.  Though the briefing is about a phenomenon that is occuring in Russia, social media has...
Court report tips from your peers

Court report tips from your peers

Thank you to all the advocates who participated in the volunteer meetings in Santa Maria and Lompoc.  Below are all the tips you shared for writing court reports: General tips Remember- it has to be accurate, in your words and on time…. Not perfect Your advocate...
5 C’s of CASA Advocacy

5 C’s of CASA Advocacy

Being a CASA requires a collection of skill, abilities, and aptitudes.  Each case can require different skills and personalities.  However, there are 5 things all CASA’s must have to be successful.  We call them the 5 C’s of CASA Advocacy ommitment...
FAQ: CASA and Immmigration

FAQ: CASA and Immmigration

The attached FAQ document was prepared by CA CASA legal council to address questions regarding the laws around immigration, dependency, and CASA.  Please take the time to review the information.  Although immigration status does not come up in every (or even most)...
Steve’s Story

Steve’s Story

CASA Volunteer, Hildy Medina has been interviewing CASAs and sharing their stories.  Here is Steve Pinskers CASA story. BUILDING TRUST, ONE BURGER AT A TIME At Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Barbara County, the largest group of children in need of an...