December 2014 at CASACD


Trainings Available

CASA CD Flex Training
January 15 – Feb 19. Evening sessions from 6-9. Location to be determined.
Join our new trainees on Thursdays for a refresher course on a number of our child advocate training.  Contact our office for a schedule of topics. or 970-513-9390.

Trauma 101 
December 2 or 3 from 9am to 4:30pm (choose 1 day)
Trauma 101 is provided for staff, families, and communities to better understand the impact of trauma on the brain, presented uniquely through the lens of Child Welfare.
Summit Conference and Event Center  411 Sable Blvd.  Aurora CO 80011

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children
December 5 & 6 from 9-4:30
This  two-day course  will focus on the mental health needs of children in care and the many ways those needs can be addressed. Cutting-edge therapeutic interventions, including body awareness and calming techniques, will be demonstrated and practiced by the participants. There will be in-depth discussion of the appropriate and measured use of medication for the treatment of symptoms, with a focus on helping to ease the symptoms and more effectively manage the child’s behavior. Additionally, there will be an overview of medication administration and documentation. Presenters will include experienced caregivers and mental health professionals, who will partner with the participants to focus on issues critical to current practice.
City of Edgewater Municipal Building 2401 Sheridan Blvd.  Edgewater CO 80214


Idaho Springs: 2-month-old baby girl placed in Littleton foster care. contact
Idaho Springs: 1 girl and 2 boys ages 5, 6, 12 placed in Idaho Springs and Golden.  (this is the tail end of the case) contact
Summit: new case that Colleen will soon have details on.

Group Supervision

December 3 from 9-11 in CASA office room 101.
December 3 from 5-7pm in Avon Library.
December 17 from 5-7 in CASA office room 101.
December 22 from 10-12 at Avon Library.

December 3 from 11:30-1:30 in CASA office room 101.
December 11 from 3-5 in CASA office room 101.
December 16 from 12-2 in Georgetown Library
Other meetings individually arranged.


Our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner will be December 10th from 6-8pm at the beautiful “Carolina in the Pines” residence located in Dillon, CO.  view invitation here.