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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 160. Regulations Relating to the Court-Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA)
12/8/2019

6VAC20-160-90. Qualifications.

Part IV
Qualifications of Volunteers

A. CASA volunteers shall be at least 21 years of age.

B. CASA volunteers shall have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to prepare court reports and to provide testimony.

C. CASA volunteers shall possess mature judgment, a high degree of responsibility and sufficient time to assist in advocating for the best interests of the child.

D. CASA volunteers shall be able to relate to persons of different cultures, ethnic backgrounds and socioeconomic status.

Statutory Authority

§§ 9.1-151 and 9.1-153 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-04-3 § 4.1, eff. July 1, 1992; amended, Volume 14, Issue 05, eff. December 24, 1997.

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