You’ll Sleep Better, Too…

You may have heard of some high-profile cases involving Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). But what exactly are these syndromes? And what are the risk factors?

As a child welfare professional, you are uniquely positioned to prevent unnecessary deaths from SIDS and SUID.

Why Are SIS Classes Canceled?

CWTS is devoted to providing you, our county customers, with high-quality learning experiences that are in alignment with current competencies, policies, and practices; and that honor CDHS’s commitment to strengthening collaborative community partnerships.

With these goals in mind and effective immediately, CWTS will no longer provide the Specialized Interviewing Skills for Latency Aged Children (SIS) course.

CWTS Is Hiring!

Do you have expertise and experience in Colorado child welfare?
Do you want to enhance child welfare practice through training development, delivery, and coaching?
Are you passionate about child welfare and committed to excellence?

Safety & Risk Classes Are Suspended

Based on feedback from the counties and ARD, the revised Safety and Risk tools have been modified. The newly modified tools are currently being tested in the 3 pilot counties (Garfield, Eagle, and Pueblo).

CWTS is committed to valuing your time by ensuring that training is designed to help learners gain knowledge, skills, and abilities in a way that is comprehensive, current, and clear.

New Travel Reimbursement Procedures

Effective July 1, 2015, the Training Steering Committee has implemented new policies and procedures for training travel reimbursement. These procedures apply to any member of the Colorado child welfare workforce including, but not necessarily limited to, caseworkers, supervisors, foster parents, and case aides.

Introducing... The Fundamentals of Colorado Child Welfare Casework Practice

Have you heard? On July 1, 2015, the Colorado Child Welfare Training System launched a new learning experience for new caseworkers.

What does this mean for you, as a leader or person responsible for the learning of new workers? To find out, join us for an informative and interactive webinar.

Spend an hour with us learning more about the structure and organization of the “Fundamentals” course series. Find out how you can guide new caseworkers in navigating their “Fundamentals” learning experience.

Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to “be in the know” about what’s new for new workers at CWTS. Register now for “The 411 on the Fundamentals of Colorado Child Welfare Casework Practice Series.”

Next webinars:

August 3, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
September 10, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

To register:
Click here, enter “411” in the search box, and click “Submit.”

CWTS Celebrates Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month blue ribbon

In 1989, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed that April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since then, child abuse and neglect awareness activities have been promoted across the country during the month of April, each year.

This year, to show support and raise awareness, CWTS’s Northeast Regional Training team “painted” the Northeast Regional Training Center blue.

Our Human Trafficking Web-based Training Is Online!

Human Trafficking Image In Denver

Is human trafficking occurring in your community? Are children and youth you know being trafficked?

It’s a tough subject, but an important one for anyone who works or lives with kids.

Recognizing and Identifying Human Trafficking is an interactive, web-based training that addresses human trafficking from a child welfare perspective.