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Outcome Measurement Goals

Child Safety and Well-Being Goals

Child goals reflect what the program hopes to achieve for the children it is serving. These goals are considered, in general, to be what is in the best interests of the child.

No Abuse/Neglect Recurrence
100% of the children served by CASA Kane County advocates will not experience a substantiated recurrence of abuse/neglect during the year.

Placement Stability - Abuse/Neglect Court
75% of children served will experience an average of 2 or fewer placement changes for the duration of their case.

Placement Stability - Probate Court
95% of children served will experience an average of 2 or fewer placement changes for the duration of their case.

Child Advocate Stability
90% of children served will have no change in advocate during the year.

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Child Safety and Well-Being of Older Youth

Child goals reflect what the program hopes to achieve for the children it is serving. These goals are considered, in general, to be what is in the best interests of the child.

Placement Stability - Transitional Youth
75% of youth in transition (age 14+) will reside in 4 or fewer placements for the duration of the case.  

Specialized Advocate Training
20 advocates will be trained annually to specialize in advocating for the needs of youth in transition (age 14+).  

Permanency Goals

CASA strives to achieve permanency as quickly as possible for the children served.

Timeliness to Permanency - Abuse/Neglect Court
75% of cases served by CASA Kane County advocates will close in 36 months or less (based on cases closing in reunification, adoption, or guardianship).

Timeliness to Permanency - Probate Court
90% of private guardianship cases in probate court will close in 60 days or less.

Program Goals

Program goals relate to the activities that the program engages in to serve more children and better meet the needs of volunteer advocates.

Advocate Retention
85% of advocates will be retained annually.

Diversity of Advocates
25% of active advocates will be male, 10% of a minority race, and 15% bilingual.