April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month; please provide us feedback on the proposed DVP Rule revisions; announcing the 2017 Annual Report; review FVPSA Updates; CAFE Q&A; Outcome #5 FAQ; learn about some changes with the Site Visit Process; learn more about DVP-funded programs.
The Youth and Family Bridges Project through the Office of Behavioral Health served 551 Colorado adolescents and transition-age youth with substance use disorders, including those with co-occurring mental health disorders, from September 2013 to August 2017.
This Monthly Alert has the following topics: March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, Training & Webinar Opportunities, CAFE Q&A, DVP Requirements Corner, and Making Connections - Site Visits to learn more about DVP-funded programs.
February was Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and CDHS will continue to address dating violence year-round. The Domestic Violence Program (DVP), together with the Tony Grampas Youth Services (TGYS) Unit in the Division of Child Welfare, support many community-based programs throughout Colorado that work directly with youth experiencing dating violence and implement programs designed to prevent dating violence. Below is a description of one such program funded by both DVP and TGYS.
A new training developed by the the OBH-State Innovation Model team, examines the value and importance of considering the potential role psychologic trauma may have on a patient’s health and corresponding care plan.
Join DVP, Survivors Organizing for Liberation (SOL), and Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) to learn more about the FVPSA requirements and considerations in implementing this policy. You will hear from other programs that have already started working with all genders and orientations including their triumphs and struggles: https://domesticviolenceprogram.adobeconnect.com/pfa50ft8yosq/