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Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Training - Action Required by September 30, 2019

COLGBTQ Flag.pngAs a reminder, all funded organizations must have at least one staff person complete at least one training per contract year related to accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) practices. Each organization will need to report the name of the ACRTI-related training in the FVPSA Year-End Narrative that was completed by September 30, 2019. If you are still looking to complete an ACRTI training, here are some online resources that could be useful. These include state and national technical assistance resources.

Hats Off to Grand Mesa YSC Graduates

They say it takes a village, and that couldn’t be more true. Last week, the staff and students at Grand Mesa Youth Services Center in Grand Junction celebrated the graduation of six students who earned their high school diploma (one was discharged after the graduation so we only have five students shown in the photo). Through their dedication, hard work, and the support of their teachers and staff, the youth achieved something they never thought possible. There are now 15 youth at Grand Mesa who will walk with their high school graduating class in May.

DYS hosts Ministry of Justice from Japan

​Last week, the Colorado Office of Children, Youth and Families had the honor of hosting Mr. Shigoku, an official from the Juvenile Classification Home Section, the Juvenile Treatment Division, Correction Bureau, at the Ministry of Justice - Japan. Mr. Shigoku’s goal while in Colorado was to study the approach DYS and other juvenile justice serving agencies use to help in the prevention of delinquency and crime.

 

Colorado Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee Annual 2018 Report

DV Fatality Report.PNGThe Colorado Office of the Attorney General, Office of Community Engagement has published the Colorado Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board 2018 Annual Report. Learn more about the domestic violence-related fatalities reviewed by the board and the policy and practice change recommendations made by the committee to reduce the number of domestic violence-related fatalities in Colorado.

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