State & Local Programs

Data Collection and Evaluation

Collecting and analyzing data enables National CASA and CASA programs to assess our efforts and ultimately improve our services to children. The following surveys, summaries and reports demonstrate constituent satisfaction with CASA and GAL programs.

Recent Local Program Survey Reports

2012 Local Program Survey Report (285 KB PDF)

2011 Local Program Survey Report (737 KB PDF)

2010 Local Program Survey Report (428 KB PDF)

Recent State Organization Survey Reports

2012 State Organization Survey Report (200 KB PDF)

2011 State Organization Survey Report (200 KB PDF)

2010 State Organization Survey Report (520 KB PDF)

Additional Surveys:

Caliber Evaluation of CASA Representation Report (170 KB PDF)

Judges and Attorney Survey of Volunteer CASA/GALs (169 KB PDF): Judges value CASA volunteers but need more of them.

Consumer Satisfaction Survey: A 2003 survey measuring satisfaction with CASA volunteers among parents, judges, child protection workers, child protection supervisors and attorneys

Full Report (412 KB PDF)
Executive Summary (100 KB PDF)

CASA Effectiveness Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide CASA programs with an easy to use system for tracking information necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of programs. Emphasis is placed on how to write and measure goals related to child-outcomes. The manual includes easy to follow definitions, instructions, tracking forms and sample surveys.

Introduction
Part 1: Writing and measuring child outcomes and process goals
Part 2: Tracking volunteer and program activities
Part 3: Collecting information regarding outcomes and activities
Part 4: Conducting surveys
Part 5: Using information collected to write reports


 

 

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