February 2016

In This Issue

  • The Colorado Grand Grant
  • Welcome Volunteers!
  • Thank You Volunteers
  • Excellence in Practice Awards
  • Volunteer Supervision
  • New Training Website

CASA Receives Grant from The Colorado Grand!

The Colorado Grand is an annual charity tour that feature sports & race cars from before 1960. 2016 marks the 28th anniversary for this great event, which provides grants for Colorado organizations. The photo above features CASA of the Continental Divide graciously receiving a grant. Many thanks to The Colorado Grand!

Welcome new volunteers!

CASA of the Continental Divide extends our welcome to 4 new volunteers. The volunteers are currently attending CASA’s Flex Training, and will be ready to accept cases by March 1. We look forward to working with you!

Many thanks to all of our volunteers- Together we make a difference!

Excellence in Practice Awards

The 2015 Excellence in Practice (EIP) Awards have opened for nominations. This is an opportunity to recognize any caseworker, supervisor, administrator, treatment provider, judicial officer, or court staff who have demonstrated excellence in the field of Child Welfare. Nominations need to be in by March 18, 2016. Awards will be presented at the 2016 Convening on Children, Youth and Families event on April 24th to 27th in Beaver Creek, CO. Go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DZFMQ7j

Volunteer Supervision

Summit/Lake/Clear Creek Counties– meet at the CASA office; conference room 101: Monday Feb 8 from 2pm-4pm or Tuesday Feb 23 from 10am-12pm

Eagle County– meet at the Avon Library; small meeting room: Thursday Feb 11 from 10:30am-12:30pm and Thursday Feb 18 from 10:30am-12:30pm

Summit/Lake/Clear Creek Counties– meet at the CASA office; conference room 101: Tuesday Feb 16 from 2pm-4pm or Wednesday Feb 24 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Clear Creek County– meet at the Library; small meeting room: Wednesday Feb 17 from 12:00 pm 2:00pm.
Lake County – Meet at the Library February and Thursday Feb 18 from 2:00PM – 4:00 PM

New Taining Website

New training website for foster, kin, and adoptive families. http://ridgewoodpr.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8f42eaf868facd0d014734482&id=645665c3ca&e=86547931f3