The CASA Mission
Provide court advocacy and support in the 5th Judicial District of Colorado for abused and neglected children in pursuit of safe and permanent homes.
Executive Function Training
Executive function and self-regulation skills are like an air traffic control system in the brain—they help us manage information, make decisions, and plan ahead. We need these skills at every stage of life, and while no one is born with them, we are all born with the potential to develop them. But, how do we do that? The Center on the Developing Child created this Guide to Executive Function to walk you through everything you need to know about these skills and how to develop and practice them throughout life. https://developingchild.harvard.edu/guide/a-guide-to-executive-function/
Video Series Children, Violence & Trauma
(Children, Violence, & Trauma – Introduction)
(Children, Violence, & Trauma – Treatments that Work)
(Children, Violence, & Trauma – Community Based Approaches)
The ACE Study: Building Self-Healing Communities with Robert Anda
The Raising of America documentary
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren website
The Relationship Between FASD and ADHD |Gwendolyn Messer, M.D.
Watch Video of Recorded Webinar
In this course you will learn practical techniques for parenting after separation and understand how to meet the needs of children affected by difficult separations and divorces.
Family First Act
Learn about new legislation regarding keeping kids at home.
InBrief: Resilience Series
Tipping the Scale: The Resilience Game
Adverse Childhood Experiences
ACEs and Toxic Stress: FAQ
Training Module: Executive Function
If you have not completed the revised Mandatory Reporter Training please do so. The training can be found at https://www.coloradocwts.com/mandated-reporter-training
Know when you should make the call by reviewing this helpful article. http://co4kids.org/community/colorado-mandatory-reporters-you-need-make-call-yourself
Understand Mandatory Reporting Laws and Enforcement. http://www.journal-advocate.com/sterling-local_news/ci_31948549/mandatory-reporting-law-poorly-understood-and-seldom-enforcedThe Opioid Crisis and Foster Care
The Opioid Crisis
Learn more about this ever increasing issue affecting children and families by reviewing this article. http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/393129-opioid-crisis-sending-thousands-of-children-into-foster-care
Please be sure to record all of your training time in Optima. Please include the link to any online articles or trainings. For in person trainings please include a summary, the names and credentials of the presenters for review by your Advocate Manager.