MATCP: Missouri Association of Treatment Court Professionals
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is appointed to every case in FDTC. The CASA is a trained volunteer who provides the Court with relevant information regarding the children’s wellbeing in FDTC proceedings and dependency hearings. The CASA submits a written report to the Court for hearings in the underlying dependency case. CASA case managers participate in FDTC staffings and hearings; volunteers attend as available.