Monthly Archives: June 2022

20 Jun

Advocate Spotlight – Bob Brown

Bob Brown joined CASA of Yellowstone County as a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate in 2017 after learning of the urgent need for more volunteers to advocate on behalf of at-risk children in the foster care system. Thus far, he has limited his CASA advocacy to very young children.  Bob currently has two separate cases, one with a three-year-old boy in kinship care (placed with family members), and another case with a newborn infant in foster care. Bob grew up in...

07 Jun

On Relationships

For those of you who are not familiar with CASA, it may surprise you to learn that some of our staff members volunteer their time away from work and become Court Appointed Special Advocates for a child or a group of siblings in foster care. There are strict parameters for staff who volunteer as Advocates, to make sure we are not posing any kind of conflict of interest in the case. But that is not what I want to talk...