October 2014 Newsletter


We are currently training 4 new volunteers with our new Flex Learning Curriculum!  Our next training begins October 29th, so spread the word!

Free Trainings Available

Fostering Futures – Part 1: Dillon, CO. October 1 from 5:45-8pm. CASA Office room 101. This will be part of the National CASA e-learning module as well.  We will discuss how a CASA can aid in getting adolescents ready for adulthood through discussion and encouraging connections.  Please notify Hannah if you are interested, and she will enroll you online.  HannahO@www.mtncasa.org

Parenting Youth Who Have Experienced Trauma:  Eagle, CO  October 21 from 6-9pm.  Click here to register. Or contact Tara Skubella at 970-250-0034 (toll free 1-800-451-5246) or by email.

Topics include: •Trauma and its impact on development and attachment• Why different parenting is necessary- Repairing and Rebuilding •Obstacles and opportunities- getting on board with specific interventions for behaviors

Family Leadership Summit: Aurora, CO.  October 4 from 8-4 at Colorado Children’s Hospital.  Register Here!  Free registration and includes boxed lunch! Topics will include: • Child Development • Nutrition/Wellness • The Critical Need for Fathers in Society • Grantwriting • Early Childhood Education

Group Supervision

Summit/Lake/Clear Creek County Volunteers: CASA office- Conference room 101: Tuesday October 7 from 5pm-7pm and Thursday October 16 from 10am-12pm

Eagle County Volunteers: Avon Library: Wednesday October 8 from 5pm-7pm or Monday October 20 from 10am-12pm

Summit/Lake/Clear Creek Volunteers: CASA office- Conference room 101: October 16 from 3-5pm

Leadville Court House Conference Room: Thursday October 9 from 10-12pm


Our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner will be December 10th at the beautiful “Carolina in the Pines” residence located in Dillon, CO.