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Integrated Behavioral Health Best Practices Training Symposium

The Office of Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM), Caring for Colorado Foundation and the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work, is hosting a free all-day Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Best Practices Training Symposium on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Craig Hall on the University of Denver's campus.

READYColorado Blog: Cybersecurity -- It's Everyone's Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work

This week we kick off week three of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a focus on safety in the workplace.  The information below was prepared by  The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and DHS.  DHSEM supports cybersecurity through the CIAC and our READYColorado programs.  
 

Recorder's Notes by Pamela Bacon, Logan County Clerk and Recorder

ELECTION INFORMATION:  Watch for your ballot this week in the mail.  Ballots for the November 6, 2018 General Election will be mailed this week October 15 – October 19, 2018.  The General Election will be conducted as an all Mail Ballot Election.  This means there will be no voting at precincts on Election Day November 6, 2018.

The ballot you receive in the mail is your official ballot and the ballot you need to vote and return to our office for processing. 

Connecting DYS Parents with their Children

The few dozen paper ornaments hanging from the Christmas tree in the lobby of the state human services department were gone in little more than an hour last year.
Employees snatched them up, eager to buy the requested gifts: a box of diapers, a warm coat, a baby doll. Like most other giving trees, this one’s branches were filled with the wishes of needy children. Except these were the infants, toddlers and preschoolers whose parents were locked up in youth detention centers throughout Colorado. Read the full story here

DYS Breaks Ground on New Youth Services Center

Lt. Gov Donna Lynne and other local dignitaries joined CDHS Executive Director Reggie Bicha and Division of Youth Services (DYS) Director Anders Jacobson as the DYS broke ground Oct. 3 on a new youth services center to replace the current Adams Youth Services Center. The new facility will increase the department’s capacity to serve the 17th Judicial District, one of the state’s fastest-growing juvenile populations. 

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