Episode One of The Child Advocacy Podcast is available now!!!

Check out Episode One: Introducing….


Welcome to our first episode of The Child Advocacy Podcast!

In this episode, we discuss how to ask good questions and the difference between an open-ended question and a closed-ended question. Click here to read more about how to ask good questions.

We also talk about the new Optima database and New Contact Logs. Visit with your Advocate Coordinator about how to start a new contact log in Optima. They’ll be happy to show you how. For an example of an Optima New Contact Log click here.

Finally, Brandon tries to stump Angela with the question, “____________________________?” Angela is here to answer all of your burning questions about CASA work. If you have a question or a topic you’d like to hear more about, shoot us an email at

Brandon can be reached at and Angela can be reached at

Listening to this episode is worth one hour of in-service credit with CANO.

The Child Advocacy Podcast is a production of Woodruff Media Management and Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma. All content in this podcast and show notes are intended for volunteers and employees of Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma, Inc. If you’ve tuned in to the podcast from an area outside of the 12th or 13th Judicial Districts of Oklahoma, please consult your own CASA program for information and local policies and procedures.

Thanks for listening!