The materials and templates below will help you prepare for your case, stay organized as you go along, and keep track of what occurs. Staying organized will help you ensure that your CASA child is receiving all necessary services and that you are able to provide the court with the most accurate and up-to-date information.
My Case Online Tracking
On-demand online training on using the My Case Online Tracking database to organize and track your case information, hearing dates and results, visit notes; generate court reports, etc.
Maryland Mandated Reporters
Guidelines and procedures for mandated reporters (NOTE: All CASA Volunteers are mandated reporters)
CASA Volunteer Basic List of Questions to Ask
This document includes examples of questions you should ask your CASA child and other important individuals in their life. Another page has additional tips for information gathering that outlines various strategies and sample questions for effectively gathering information from interactions with your child/youth, their mental health provider, caseworker, school/daycare staff, and caregiver.
Templates and Forms
Below are various templates you can use to stay organized, as well as forms you can use for filling out court reports and hearings.
CASA Volunteer Templates
CASA Volunteer To-Do List
Template to-do list to keep track of important steps in your case
CASA Volunteer Contact Notes
Template contact form for recording interviews related to your case
Court Report Template
General template for writing a court report
Court Report Template for Youth Under 14
Template for writing a court report if your youth is under the age of 14. Includes questions to guide your report.
Court Report Template for Youth 14 and Over
Template for writing a court report if your youth is 14 years or older. Includes questions to guide your report.
CASA Volunteer Court Hearing Notes
Sample form for recording the results of hearings for your CASA child