January 2015 at CASACD

January at CASA of the Continental Divide
Below: Grace McLellan-Banks gets sworn-in as a CASA by Judge Wayne Patton


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.  admin@www.mtncasa.org or 970-513-9390.

Building Financial Capability in Foster Youth 
 Click on the following 10 page PDF report.
Building Financial Capability Issue Brief

CASA Library of Books
We have quite a few books covering all sorts of topics that will help volunteers understand the dynamics of their assigned children and families.  Stop by and take a look!


Idaho Springs: 1 girl, age 3, placed in Colorado Springs.
Idaho Springs: 1 girl and 2 boys ages 5, 6, 12 placed in Idaho Springs.  (this is the tail end of the case) contact hannaho@www.mtncasa.org
Summit: new case that Colleen will soon have details on.  colleenb@www.mtncasa.org

Group Supervision


Summit/Lake/Clear Creek County Volunteers: CASA office- Conference room 101:  
Tuesday January 13 from 5pm-7pm and
Tuesday January 27 from 9am-11am.
Eagle County Volunteers: Avon Library: 
Thursday January 8 from 5pm-7pm,
January 14 from 10am-12pm
Wednesday January 28 from 10am-12pm.

January 7th from 11:30-1:30 in CASA office room 101.
January 8 from 3-5 in CASA office room 101.
January 28 from 12-2 in Georgetown Library
January 29 from 3-5 in Leadville
Other meetings individually arranged.

Toys for CASA kids

We have a lot of brand new donated toys for kids ages 0-18 if any CASAs are able to pick up a toy for their assigned child/ren.  Please call our office.  970-513-9390