Caregiver Certification Changes
LMS Upgrade Officially Launched
Caseworker Learning Exchange
QUICK TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS
Fatherhood Engagement
Caregivers, how do you approach race and culture with the kids in your care?
What’s grief got to do with it? EVERYTHING!
Find acceptance and validation at the Foster Parent Learning Exchange!
Caregiver Certification Changes
Caregiver certification course options have changed!

If you work with or certify foster, kinship, or adoptive families, take note of these recent changes to our caregiver learning experiences.

If you work with or certify foster, kinship, or adoptive families, take note of these recent changes to our caregiver learning experiences.

LMS Upgrade Officially Launched

Welcome back to the CWTS Learning Management System! Things look a little different, so we want to direct you to tutorials and frequently asked questions. Visit theLMS Help site to learn how to use some of the new LMS features, and bookmark this link for future reference.

Welcome back to the CWTS Learning Management System! Things look a little different, so we want to direct you to tutorials and frequently asked questions. Visit the LMS Help site to learn how to use some of the new LMS features, and bookmark this link for future reference.

The Caseworker Learning Exchange is here!

Being a caseworker means managing a lot of information. It can feel overwhelming and isolating, especially if you’re new to the work. Deepen your learning, share your successes and setbacks, and build a support network among your peers at the Caseworker Learning Exchange! Register for as many topic-focused sessions as you’d like, and set up your community of support for the next year.

Being a caseworker means managing a lot of information. It can feel overwhelming and isolating, especially if you’re new to the work. Deepen your learning, share your successes and setbacks, and build a support network among your peers at the Caseworker Learning Exchange! Register for as many topic-focused sessions as you’d like, and set up your community of support for the next year.

QUICK TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS
Quick Tips for Caregivers

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Caregiver. A giver of care. Either way you express it, people who find themselves raising children and youth very often experience elevated feelings of love, family, and togetherness. And being a caregiver can deepen your experiences of community and purpose; it is a meaningful opportunity to extend your love, your parenting skills, and your family.

Fatherhood Engagement
Fatherhood Engagement Resources

Father engagement is a critical component of Child Welfare work in Colorado. Not only is engaging fathers required by rule, but research demonstrates that it can promote positive case and family outcomes, including an increased likelihood of reunification and a decreased length of stay in foster care. There has been a significant amount of work put into creating and sharing tips, tricks, and evidence-based practices for engaging fathers across Colorado and the US, which this website seeks to compile, organize, and make as accessible as possible.

Father engagement is a critical component of Child Welfare work in Colorado. Not only is engaging fathers required by rule, but research demonstrates that it can promote positive case and family outcomes, including an increased likelihood of reunification and a decreased length of stay in foster care. There has been a significant amount of work put into creating and sharing tips, tricks, and evidence-based practices for engaging fathers across Colorado and the US, which this website seeks to compile, organize, and make as accessible as possible.

Caregivers, how do you approach race and culture with the kids in your care?
Caregivers, how do you approach race and culture with the kids in your care?

If you’re not giving it a second thought, or if it feels too tricky to talk about, it may be impacting their well-being and sense of self. Join CULTURAL INCLUSIVITY FOR CAREGIVERS to start thinking about racial and cultural differences between a child/youth and yourself.

If you’re not giving it a second thought, or if it feels too tricky to talk about, it may be impacting their well-being and sense of self. Join CULTURAL INCLUSIVITY FOR CAREGIVERS to start thinking about racial and cultural differences between a child/youth and yourself.

What’s grief got to do with it? EVERYTHING!
What’s grief got to do with it? EVERYTHING!

Loss is naturally expressed as grief, and our children and youth in care experience many losses. When the normal and healthy experience of grieving is interrupted, it can take the form of behavior that caregivers find confusing and difficult to manage. Take the course NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF GRIEF to deeply understand loss and grief and how to support your child’s natural grieving process.

Loss is naturally expressed as grief, and our children and youth in care experience many losses. When the normal and healthy experience of grieving is interrupted, it can take the form of behavior that caregivers find confusing and difficult to manage. Take the course NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF GRIEF to deeply understand loss and grief and how to support your child’s natural grieving process.

Find acceptance and validation at the Foster Parent Learning Exchange!
Find acceptance and validation at the Foster Parent Learning Exchange!

Resource parents, these weekly topic-based sessions will grow your parenting insights and skills and connect you at a deep level with other caregivers who can relate to your fostering experiences. Join us to create a healthy circle of support! Click here for topics and sessions.

Resource parents, these weekly topic-based sessions will grow your parenting insights and skills and connect you at a deep level with other caregivers who can relate to your fostering experiences. Join us to create a healthy circle of support! Click here for topics and sessions.

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Youth Services

Resources to help as you serve the youth of Colorado

Family First

Resources to better understand and implement the Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First)

Trails Resources

Resources to learn and use the Colorado Trails Data System

Foster, Kin & Adoptive Family

Resources for Colorado's Foster, Kid and Adoptive family community

Public Training

Training for the general public including web based training for: Mandatory Reporters, Substance Exposed Newborns, and SEXting