Investigate all relevant information about the child. CASAs carry out an objective, systematic examination of the situation including history, environment, relationships, and needs of the child.
Facilitate by identifying resources and services for the child, encouraging a collaborative relationship between all parties involved in the case, and helping to create a comprehensive plan by which the child's needs can be met.
Advocate for the child by ensuring that all the facts pertaining to the child are understood, articulated, and brought to the attention of the court.
Monitor the case to ensure that all parties fulfill their responsibilities to the child in a timely fashion and comply with the court's orders. CASAs stay with a case from beginning to end and work to ensure that children don't get lost in the system.
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