• Medicine
  • Published in Child welfare 1990

Who best represents the interests of the child in court?

@article{Poertner1990WhoBR,
  title={Who best represents the interests of the child in court?},
  author={John P. Poertner and A Press},
  journal={Child welfare},
  year={1990},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={
          537-49
        }
}
Representation of children in judicial proceedings is a matter of public policy, but it is not funded. Court-appointed special advocates (CASA) are a low-cost way of providing this representation. The study reported here compares a CASA program to a staff attorney model, and reveals CASA's assets. 

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