CASA of Bradley and Polk Counties is often assigned cases where there is abuse in the home. One such case CASA recently had involved a child is in an extremely abusive parent to child relationship. While things were alarmingly grim at home, the child felt safe in expressing the details of abuse they were experiencing to their CASA advocate. Because of the trust built by by CASA, and the collaborative work of CPS, the Court System, and CASA , the child has been placed in a safe environment. Since the child has been removed from the abusive situation, her grades have improved and she is positively responding to the counseling she is receiving. CASA thrives on the safety of children and the well-being of the family, ensuring that each child has a positive quality of life.