What Happens When an Autistic Teenager Becomes Unmanageable at Home

Sabrina’s Parents Love Her. But the Meltdowns Are Too Much. Unpredictable violence, chaotic  outbursts and countless trips to the emergency room. What happens when an autistic teenager  becomes unmanageable at home? Thirteen-year-old Sabrina Benedict, center, with her...

Three thought provoking videos

Video #1: Shared with us by an Advocate who that this Ted Talk, by someone who could’ve been a school shooter, is the reason she loves CASA so much. Videos #2 and #3: Great conversations openers. These will be included in our Cultural Competency...

Broken Adoptions (USA Today)

For tens of thousands of children in the U.S., their ‘forever family’ doesn’t last long. USA TODAY investigates: Why do adoptions fail? USA TODAY Published 5:01 AM EDT May. 19, 2022  Updated 12:31 PM EDT May. 19, 2022 Full...

“Foster” HBO documentary on foster care

NJ CASA featured this 2018 HBO documentary a couple of years ago but it is worth another look.  “Foster” explores the often misunderstood world of foster care through compelling stories from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, the...