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Over-medication a concern among foster kids

July 19, 2012

“I had nowhere to go.  Like I was stuck.  Like I couldn’t move.  Like I felt like I was so drowsy, I couldn’t even wake up,” 15-year-old Sophia said of…

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“Heard, valued, empowered, supported, respected, normal…”

July 5, 2012

… these are a few of the words foster youth use to describe how their CASA volunteer makes them feel as highlighted in this excerpt from National CASA CEO Michael Piraino’s annual…

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Leaving a Legacy: Michele Strub Heer & Jordan Strub

June 19, 2012

Supporting children is a passion for Michele Strub Heer, both now and in the future.

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Karen Hilborn: 24 Years of Outstanding Advocacy for Children

June 4, 2012

Karen Hilborn has been a compassionate advocate for children in Colorado Springs for 24 years, our longest-term volunteer. She has lifted the lives of more than 50 children as a…

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week

April 17, 2012

National CASA Podcast Celebrating National Volunteer Week We don’t share the disturbing details of abuse/neglect cases we serve on due to rules confidentiality and out of respect for the children…

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The Dollars and Sense of CASA Volunteers

March 30, 2012

CASA volunteers save hundreds of millions of dollars in child welfare costs alone. The annual survey of CASA programs shows that children with CASA volunteers spend 7.5 months less in…

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CASA Strongly Opposes DHS Proposed Changes

March 9, 2012

In response to the March 3 Denver Post article “Colorado considers easing rules on child-abuse investigations” The Colorado Department of Human Services has proposed a change that would remove a…

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Volunteer Support Group: More than Chat, Less Than Therapy

February 13, 2012

New Volunteer Support Group Schedule

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Be Happy, Be Healthy: The Health Benefits of Volunteering

February 27, 2011

Be Happy, Be Healthy: The Health Benefits of Volunteering Helping Others Improves Your Well-Being and Longevity Volunteers help themselves to better health while helping others, according to a study by…

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Building Positive Father-Child Relationships

February 27, 2011

Building Positive Father-Child Relationships Children should not be caught in the middle of parental disputes and certainly should not be a witness to domestic violence. This is the reason CASA…

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