June 2015 at CASACD

June 2015

9th Annual Golf Tournament
June 25th, 2015
The Club at Cordillera

CASA of the Continental Divide is excited to announce that our 9th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday June 25, 2015. Continuing with our tradition of stunning venues, this year’s tournament will be held at The Club at Cordillera – Summit Course in the heart of Vail Valley. www.cordillera-vail.com
If you would like to play or volunteer with this event, let us know!  For more information, go to our mtncasa website events page.
Please email CASA2015Golf@gmail.com for additional information.

Current Volunteer Trainings

Webinar: Addressing Homelessness Among Youth Aging Out of Foster Care: A Social Networks Approach
Tuesday June 2, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
This Webinar from Pathways RTC will present data on how the depleted social networks among youth aging out of foster care combined with the sudden ending of formal relationships at age 18 contributes to housing insecurity/homelessness among this group.Childhood Adversity Narratives
The purpose of this resource is to help inform policy makers and the public about the cost and consequences of child maltreatment and adversity. Its goal is to show that there are proven interactions and opportunities to change these personally tragic and socially costly outcomes.

Understanding the Effects of Maltreatment on Brain Development
This issue brief from Child Welfare Information Gateway provides basic information on brain development and the effects of abuse and neglect on that development. The information is designed to help professionals understand the emotional, mental, and behavioral impact of early abuse and neglect in children who come to the attention of the child welfare system.

June Lunchtime Learning: Child and Adolescent Therapy
The Summit County Lunchtime Learning is returning. Our next event will be on Wednesday, June 24th at 12:00pm in the Ten Mile Room of the Medical Office Building on the hospital campus in Frisco. This learning series is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about subjects specific to behavioral health and is presented by mental health professionals in your community.
Upcoming trainings will be:
July 22nd: Compassion Fatigue

Volunteer Supervision


May be arranged individually.

June 4th from  9:00-11:00 in CASA 101

June 17th from 10-12 in CASA 101
(Other meetings individually arranged.)

If you need access to commonly used CASA forms or templates, use our public file for CASA.  CASA’s Dropbox

In This Issue

  • June Trainings/Webinars
  • Supervision dates
  • CASACD Golf Tournament
  • Changes in the CASACD office

Volunteer Appreciation

  • CASA CD wants to say THANK YOU to Giovanna Voge for recruiting the most people for our recent training!  We hope you’ll enjoy the giftcard.

New Volunteer Training 

  • We are looking forward to getting 5 new CASA volunteers sworn-in this month!
  • Our next training will be in September 2015!

Education Resource 

  • 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!

Changes in the CASACD Office

  • Renie Krummel will be leaving her post as Administrative Assistant at the end of this month.  We have enjoyed her happy demeanor and silly jokes that lighten our hearts!  She is off to the front range after many years in Summit County.
  • If you know of anyone interested in filling this part-time position, let us know!

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