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CASA Volunteers Part of Fix for Children Affected by Opioids

Recent opinion pieces from Angela Sausser (Public Children Services Association of Ohio) and Richard Wexler (National Coalition for Child Protection Reform) offer conflicting views for addressing the increasing number of children affected by parental opioid abuse or overdose.


Kristen LePrevost was met with a standing ovation for sharing her story about Malachai, a young boy who was born with a rare congential disorder.

Rezabek, Koehler to Host CASA Day in Ohio

As co-hosts of Ohio CASA’s 2017 CASA Day in Ohio event, Representatives Jeffery S. Rezabek (far left) and J. Kyle Koehler will lead the ceremony for the second year running. The two will share the stage with public officials and private citizens to spread the word about court appointed special advocate volunteers and their value to their communities.

Bestselling Author Speaks at NCASAA about Ohio Childhood

Best-selling author and Ohio native J.D. Vance was a speaker today at the NCASAA conference in Seattle.

Ohio CASA Executive Director Doug Stephens introduced J.D., whose book, Hillbilly Elegy, paints an intimate, poignant and sometimes-disturbing look at his childhood in Middletown.

New Protocols Ask Doctors to Look for Sentinel Injuries

More than half of young babies with suspicious injuries are taken to emergency departments at hospitals for adults. Recently released protocols for the professionals examining those infants are aimed at protecting the infants from possible future abuse.