Angie was sworn in on September 25, 2018 and has been advocating for a sibling group who was in the system for two years prior to Angie receiving the case. Angie saw the case through and the children were successfully adopted last month! Angie has been a wonderful...
May is National Foster Care Month, and as part of our efforts to support our foster parents during the COVID-19 social distancing period, Victim Services Coordinator Naomi Strawhorn will be providing weekly virtual training classes featuring TBRI® principles of Connecting, Empowering, and Correcting. This weekly hour-long training assists foster parents by (1) explaining the impact of trauma on a child’s brain and body; (2) interpreting behavioral issues as communication; and (3) providing assistance with responding to trauma behaviors.
Annually, CASA of Hancock County recognizes one advocate who has provided extraordinary service to the community. This year’s Advocate of the Year is Susan Mumme.
Recruit, train, and support a diverse network of Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers to provide abused and neglected children in our community with quality advocacy in the Hancock County court system and to secure them a safe, permanent, and nurturing home.