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Helpful Websites


Assessment Services


Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP)
http://www.wsipp.wa.gov/
The Institute’s mission is to carry out practical, non-partisan research—at legislative direction—on issues of importance to Washington State.

Clinical Service Resources


The Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/pdf/dbhr/mh/resourceguide/Bestpracreport.pdf   

A Literature Review & Resource Guide for Evidence Based Best and Promising Mental Health Practices

 

The National Evaluation And Technical Assistance Center For The Education Of Children And Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, Or At Risk (NDTAC)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org
Serves as a national resource center to provide direct assistance to States, schools, communities, and parents seeking information on the education of children and youth who are considered neglected, delinquent, or at-risk.

 

The Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health/Alcohol and Drug Abuse
http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/adad/
The mission of ADAD is to develop, support and advocate for comprehensive services to reduce substance use disorders and to promote healthy individuals, families and communities.

 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Publications
http://ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/Alphalist.aspx
Established in 1972, NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide

 

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA):
http://cadca.org/
The mission of CADCA is to: Strengthen the Capacity of Community Coalitions to Create and Maintain Safe, Healthy and Drug-Free Communities.

 

Join Together
http://www.jointogether.org/
Leads initiatives to help communities respond to the harms caused by excessive alcohol and drug use and provides free internet services supporting their efforts.

 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov/
SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

 

Colorado Meth Project
http://www.coloradomethproject.org/
Colorado meth project is a large-scale prevention program aimed at significantly reducing first-time meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach.

 

Center for Sex Offender Management
http://www.csom.org
The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders.

 

Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice
http://www.dcj.state.co.us/odvsom
Colorado State Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB)

 

The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
http://www.atsa.com
ATSA is an international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse.

 

The Safer Society Foundation Inc.
http://safersociety.org
Resources for the Prevention & Treatment of Sexual Abuse

 

Blueprints For Violence Prevention
http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/blueprints/
The Blueprints mission is to identify truly outstanding violence and drug prevention programs that meet a high scientific standard of effectiveness.

 

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
http://www.nctsnet.org
The mission of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network is: to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.

Employee Resources


CDHS Rules and Regulations
http://stateboard.cdhs.state.co.us:8008/CDHS/rule_volumes$.volumes
This page has been compiled to allow on-line access to Rules and Regulations of the Department of Human Services. They are provided in HTML and can be viewed and printed without any additional software other than your WWW browser.

 

Colorado General Assembly Committee Schedule
http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/jbc/jbchome.htm
This site lists the hearing schedule for Colorado General Assembly. Please be advised that the time and place for scheduled hearings is subject to change. To listen to the broadcast, please see “Colorado General Assembly Audio”

 

Colorado General Assembly Audio
http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2006b/cslFrontPages.nsf/Audio?OpenForm
The audio broadcast of proceedings of the Colorado General Assembly.  Please be advised that the time and place for scheduled hearings is subject to change.  The broadcasts will only occur when the committees are in session.

 

Colorado Children’s Code
http://www.michie.com/colorado/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm&cp
Colorado Revised Statutes are made available for public use by the Committee on Legal Services of the Colorado General Assembly through a contractual arrangement with the LexisNexis Group which prepares and maintains this website. The statutes are copyrighted by the state of Colorado (please see §2-5-115, C.R.S.). When openings this website, please click “Colorado Revised Statutes”, then click “Title 19 Children’s Code”

 

Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration

http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/    

This site provides links to several Divisions under the Department of PErsonnel and Administration.  Examples of Divisions are: The office of the State Controller, The Division of Central Services,  The State Personnel Board and the Division of Human Resources to name a few.                                                                                                             

 

Colorado Revised Statutes
http://www.michie.com/colorado/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm&cp
Colorado Revised Statutes are made available for public use by the Committee on Legal Services of the Colorado General Assembly through a contractual arrangement with the LexisNexis Group which prepares and maintains this website. The statutes are copyrighted by the state of Colorado (please see §2-5-115, C.R.S.).

 

Juvenile Parole Board
http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHS-Emp/CBON/1251586557483                                                    

The Juvenile Parole Board (JPB), is authorized to grant, deny, modify, suspend or revoke, and specify conditions of parole for all juvenile delinquents adjudicated to the Department of Human Services.  To access the Colorado Juvenile Parole Board website along with a listing of board members, hearing panel schedules, policies and procedures, as well as the JPB victim services page, please select the link above and choose from the menu items located on the left of their home page.

Interstate Compact


Association of Juvenile Compact Administrators
http://www.ajca.us

Federal, State and Local Government


Official Web Site for the State of Colorado
http://www.colorado.gov/

 

Office Of Information Technology Services
http://oit.cdhs.state.co.us/

 

Colorado Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (CICJIS)
http://www.colorado.gov/cicjis

 

Colorado Department of Corrections
http://www.doc.state.co.us

 

Colorado District Attorneys Council (CDAC)
http://www.cdacweb.org

 

Colorado State Judicial Branch
http://www.courts.state.co.us/

 

Colorado Department of Public Safety
http://cdpsweb.state.co.us/

 

Colorado State Demography Office (Population Data)
http://www.dola.state.co.us/demog/

 

Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
http://cbi.state.co.us/

 

Colorado Juvenile Parole Board
http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/jpb/

 

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, Office of Research and Statistics
http://dcj.state.co.us/ors/
 


Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
http://www.ojjdp.gov/

Additional Juvenile Justice Resources

Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators 
www.cjca.net
The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) is a national non-profit organization, formed in 1994 to improve local juvenile correctional services, programs and practices so the youths within the systems succeed when they return to the community and to provide national leadership and leadership development for the individuals responsible for the systems. CJCA represents the youth correctional CEOs in 50 states, Puerto Rico and major metropolitan counties. 

National Center for Youth in Custody 
www.nc4yc.org
The National Center for Youth in Custody (NC4YC) works to advance the field of juvenile justice by providing training and technical assistance and by disseminating effective practices and approaches to the justice community. The center will strive to serve the range of facilities in which juveniles are placed, including adult facilities that confine juvenile offenders. The center emphasizes the rehabilitative goals of the juvenile justice system.

Victim and Restorative Community Justice


Restorative Justice Colorado
http://www.rjcolorado.org/
The Colorado Restorative Justice Council advances restorative justice principles and practices throughout Colorado by providing a gateway to information, networking and support.

 

Colorado Juvenile Parole Board
http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/jpb/
The Colorado Juvenile Parole Board (JPB) is authorized to grant, deny, modify, suspend, revoke, and specify conditions of parole for all youth committed to the Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Corrections. The Board determines the conditions of parole for those youth who complete their commitment in placement and are subject to mandatory parole. The Colorado JPB has a Victim Services Coordinator, who is able to address a variety of victim services issues.

 

Colorado District Attorneys' Council
http://cdacweb.org/
At this site you will find District Attorney contact listings for the entire state of
Colorado. Furthermore, at each District Attorney office you will be able to access
Victim Advocates that will be able to aid you with questions related to your case.

 

County Sheriff’s Of Colorado
http://www.csoc.org/counties.asp
This is an association of County Sheriffs. This link will provide you with contact information of Sheriffs’ offices throughout Colorado. Each office has staff trained to work with victim’s of crime.

 

District And County Courts Of Colorado
http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Index.cfm
This link will provide you with locations and contact information of all District and County
Courts within Colorado.

 

Colorado Bureau Of Investigations (convicted sex offender site)
http://sor.state.co.us/index.cfm?SOR=home.caveat
This site allows the public access to reference information on sex offenders who have been required to register through court order.

 

Division Of Criminal Justice, Office For Victim’s Programs
http://dcj.state.co.us/ovp/
The Office for Victims Programs (OVP) has three primary functions: to administer federal and state grant programs, to ensure that victims of Victim Rights Act crimes are afforded their rights, and to monitor the twenty-two Local Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (Local VALE) and Victim Compensation programs for compliance with state standards.

 

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)
http://www.coloradocrimevictims.org/index.html
This is statewide umbrella organization that provides access to victim advocacy, community
resources for victims. COVA deals with a number of victim related issues.

 

Cova Crime Services Directory
http://cova.civicore.com/
This resource is a statewide directory with contact information of a wide variety of criminal
justice organizations, as well as victim services agencies.

 

Colorado Crime Victim Compensation
http://dcj.state.co.us/OVP/comp_english.htm
If you are the victim of a violent crime in Colorado, or if you are a Colorado resident who has been victimized in a state or country that does not have a victim compensation program, you may be eligible to receive crime victim compensation.

 

Victim Rights Act Compliance Program
http://dcj.state.co.us/OVP/VRA.html
The purpose of the Victim Rights Act (VRA) Compliance Program at the Office for Victims
Programs is to ensure that victims of VRA crimes are afforded their rights as enumerated in the
VRA, including the right to be heard at specific stages in the criminal justice process and to be
informed of and present at critical stages in the criminal justice process.

 

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
http://www.ccasa.org/
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA), works to eliminate sexual violence by providing education, training and prevention initiatives; influencing public policy; advocating for resources; and promoting offender accountability. CCASA reduces the impact of sexual violence by advocating that each and every survivor is treated with dignity and respect, and has full access to quality services.

 

The Colorado Coalition against Domestic Violence (CCADV)
http://www.ccadv.org
CCADV is a diverse network of rural and urban advocates who work together through the coalition to coordinate services, exchange information and work on issues of common concern, thereby providing a unified, statewide environment that will nurture members’ local, community-based efforts to stop domestic violence.

 

Vinelink-Colorado
https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/siteInfoAction.do?siteId=6000
This is a service that provides telephone notification to victims of crime relating to a particular
case where the youth is on “Detention.” This service may be accessed by contacting
the Division of Youth Corrections Facility or through the web link.