Having completed 30 hours of classroom training and two to three hours of court observation,
Clint Stanley of Nottingham is officially able to help abused or neglected Baltimore City children in foster care
Judge Robert Kershaw recently swore him and nine other individuals as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs).
“We are pleased to welcome our new volunteers, and we look forward to recruiting and training more volunteers who will make a difference in a child’s life,” says Evangula Brown, senior manager of volunteer recruitment and training with CASA of Baltimore Inc.
About CASA of Baltimore, Inc.
Founded in 1988, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore, Inc. serves abused and neglected children by representing their voices in the Baltimore City court system and advocating for their best interests in the judicial, educational, medical and social service communities.
The non-profit recruits, trains and supervises CASAs to provide written, objective recommendations to the Court; to serve as a consistent adult presence, and to monitor that child's well-being. As advocates, the volunteers ensure that their assigned child’s best interests are heard and understood by the Court. CASA volunteers aid in the transition from the foster care system to a safe permanent home, giving hope and support to Baltimore’s children. For more information, visit www.casabalt.org.