Chapter 10 Assessment & Summary Congratulations. You did it!! This is the finish line. One last assessment (final exam?) and you’re done. Date Volunteer's Name First Last 1. The role of a CASA/GAL volunteer is to...* A. Ease the caseload of social workers working with dependent children B. Speak for the best interest of abused and neglected children who are involved in the juvenile courts C. Mentor "at-risk youth" D. Be a role model for children in the foster care system.. 2. The role of a CASA/GAL volunteer is to...* A. Ease the caseload of social workers working with dependent children B. Speak for the best interest of abused and neglected children who are involved in the juvenile courts C. Mentor "at-risk youth" D. Be a role model for children in the foster care system.. 3. Part of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (Public Law 93-247) requires that states...* A. Assign paid attorneys to all child abuse and neglect cases B. Provide a guardian ad litem to every abused or neglected child whose case results in a judicial proceeding C. Maintain the confidentiality of child protective services records D. B and C E. None of the above 4. The following statement best describes confidentiality:* A. The CASA/GAL volunteer shares information with caseworkers only, in a setting where no other parties are present. B. The CASA/GAL volunteer cannot transport case files, reports, or other associated materials without the consent of the presiding judge or the attorneys for the child's parents. C. The CASA/GAL volunteer may not release information except to the child, CASA/GAL program staff, the attorney(s) on the case, the caseworker, the court, and others as instructed by law or local court rule. By law, CASA/GAL volunteers must keep all information regarding the case confidential and make no disclosure, except by court order or unless provided by law. D. The CASA/GAL volunteer can release information if all names on written documents are blocked out and the volunteer supervisor has reviewed the materials. E. None of the above 5. As part of a CASA/GAL volunteer 's advocacy, he/she will* A. Strive to gather accurate information and make accurate interpretations of situations B. Demonstrate respect and open-mindedness in his/her interactions with all parties to the case. C. Use listening and observation skills to help gather a full picture of the child's situation. D. All of the above E. None of the above 6. Cultural competence is...* A. The recognition that many cultures exist within the United States. B. The ability to fit in with a culture other than one's won by learning new traditions and values C. The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of cultural, ethnic, political, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds D. An extensive training available in multicultural communities 7. The two possible "permanent" resolutions for a child include...* A. Long-term foster care or placement in a group home B. Placement with grandparents or placement in a juvenile detention facility C. Return to parent or adoption by a relative or nonrelative D. None of the above 8. As part of his/her investigation, a CASA/GAL volunteer may need to interview...* A. The child, parents, foster parents, teachers, caseworker, and other professionals B. Neighbors and siblings C. Childcare providers and medical personnel D. All of the above E. None of the above 9. The following is a true statement concerning the CASA/GAL volunteer court report:* A. A CASA/GAL volunteer court report is the culmination of the CASA/GAL volunteer's work. B. The report is the vehicle through which a CASA/GAL volunteer presents the information he/she has gathered about a child's situation and his/her recommendations about what services will meet the child's needs. C. Judges rely on the information in CASA/GAL volunteer court reports as they make their decisions. D. The court report becomes part of the official court record and may be introduced and considered. E. All of the above 10. As part of a CASA/GAL volunteer's advocacy, he/she will determine whether child abuse or neglect has occurred.*TrueFalse11. In cases where the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) applies, the law presumes that it is always in the best interest of an indian child to have his/her tribe involved in determing what is best for his/her future.*TrueFalse12. A key part of the CASA/GAL volunteer role is to recognize the strength of different cultural perspectives. Something that is not a personal value for one person may be a strength within another person's or family's cultural group.*TrueFalse13. Developing rapport and trust with the child is one of the CASA/GAL volunteer's most important responsibilities.*TrueFalse14. A parent with a criminal record for drug use is never a fit guardian.*TrueFalseDescribe what it means to be an impartial/objective CASA/GAL volunteer.*When you are assigned to be a child's advocate, what are the first five to seven things you will do?*Congratulations on completing your CASA Training! Way to go!