November 2015

Lift up a Chile

November at CASACD

Jean Becker-Sullivan and Allison Bustin are in full swing at the CASA office, and looking forward to working with the CASA community!

Resources and Trainings

Compassion Fatigue, Secondary and Vicarious Trauma: Part 2
This is a recording of a 3 part series from a CASA program out of Oakland, CA. The speaker covers the topic of self-care when working in highly emotional situations. Click Here.

Ten Realities of Sibling Adoption

Here is an article that can help explain the importance of maintaining sibling relationships, while in foster placement (and after). Click here to read the article.

November 5 – Dialogue Over Dinner

– Topic: CYBER SAFETY – 6 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. at the Summit Middle School in Frisco. This is offered by FIRC. We will be discussing the issues surrounding cybersafety, social media and more. RSVP with Natalia at 970-455-0228.

Brene Brown Video on Empathy

Here is a great little animated video that shows the value of empathy. Click here to watch a 3 minute video on You Tube.

Black Wednesday Auction

Get your holiday shopping done early and support CASA programs all across the State of Colorado. CASA of the Continental Divide is participating in a Black Wednesday Auction to support 16 CASA programs statewide. The Black Wednesday auction is online. Instead of fighting the crowds, get the jump on your shopping from the comfort of your own home and support our great organization! Click here.

Colleen Supervision

Summit/Lake/Clear Creek Counties – meet at the CASA office; conference room 101: Monday Nov 9 from 10am-12pm and Thursday Nov 19 from 5pm-7pm
Eagle County – meet at the Avon Library; small meeting room: Tuesday Nov 10 from 10am-12pm and Thursday Nov 12 from 5pm-7pm

Jean Supervision

Summit/Lake Counties – November 17 from 4pm – 6pm in CASA 101. *See note
Clear Creek County – November 17 10am – 12pm in Georgetown Courthouse meeting room.

**Note – Jean would like to meet contact with all of her volunteers this month, so if these dates/times don’t work, please let her know