Question: Over the last few months, our advocacy model has been mostly the provision of virtual services. This means that we have not given any surveys out to clients. How do we seek feedback from clients when we can’t give paper surveys? Click below to learn more.
There are only two months to go in our current FFY20 contracts, and that means that time is running out on spending down your regular award. The money in your regular contract expires on September 30th and therefore all of your regularly awarded funds must be spent down completely by that date. Click below to learn more.
The Colorado General Assembly approved $500,000 in CARES Act funding for the Domestic Violence Program (DVP) at the Colorado Department of Human Services. As a part of the work in coordinating with our partners in the legislature, Violence Free Colorado, and the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, a portion of this funding was designed for organizations that did not have the opportunity to access CARES Act funding awarded through the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act funding and administered by DVP. Click to learn more!
Mineral County Board of County Commissioners will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020 beginning at 9 am. This will be a virtual meeting. The Zoom information is included in the agenda. Agenda
DVP and our Evaluation Team, Ashley Wilson and Mozhdeh Bruss, are excited to announce the MOVERS Implementation Training series. This series includes approximately two hours of new training videos to help you and your team get ready to implement MOVERS at your own organization. Additional resources are available to everyone including training videos about evaluation and MOVERS, helpful handouts, and discussion questions for your team. Click below to learn more!
The Forensic Support Team Workgroup was created to serve as an informal executive group with the goal of improving interagency partnerships and working together to develop and support the FST.
Outpatient Restoration services continue to deliver programming remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis. Among many recent positive accomplishments, Outpatient Restoration no longer has a waitlist for restoration services in any area of the state. The team continues to troubleshoot minor issues and has accommodated client needs with little exception.
By Yolanda Webb, Director of the Office of Adult, Aging and Disability Services
Current law requires a competency report to include an opinion regarding whether a defendant can be restored to competency and participate in their own defense. SB 20-181 made updates to the competency reporting requirements effective July 1, 2020: