Toolkit

The forms 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.

Maryland Mandated Reporters- Guidelines and procedures for mandated reporters (NOTE:  All CASA Volunteers are mandated reporters)

CASA Volunteer To-Do List – List of important steps in your case

CASA Volunteer Basic List of Questions to Ask– Examples of questions you should ask your CASA child and other important individuals in his/her life

CASA Volunteer Contact Notes– Form for recording interviews related to your case

CASA Volunteer Child Visit Form– Form for recording what occurs during visits with your CASA child

CASA Volunteer Court Hearing Notes– Form for recording the results of hearings for your CASA child.

CASA Volunteer Address Book– Helps you organize the contact information for the individuals involved in your case

CASA Volunteer Activity Sheet– Form for tracking all case activity. Please remember to complete this form and submit it to your Case Supervisor.

On-Demand Training offered by Maryland CASA -Maryland CASA’s on-demand training platform greatly enhances the availability of training for CASA volunteers and staff across the state. Certificates are automatically awarded upon completion of the course and a post-course assessment.

There are now eight (8) courses available – Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s), LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care, Pursuing Higher Education for Youth in Foster Care, Human Trafficking, PTSD and Foster Youth, The Impact of Parental Opioid Abuse on Children, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), and Foster Youth in the Juvenile Justice System (i.e. crossover youth). Maryland CASA will be adding a new course every other month, which will be announced via email. Use code MDCASA to sign up. Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to use the training platform.