Independent Evaluation Shows Interdisciplinary Representation for Parents with Complex Child Welfare Cases Leads to Better Outcomes

For Immediate Release: February 12, 2024Contact: Melissa Thompson, Esq., Executive Director, Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel, (303-731-8770) DENVER, Colorado – The Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel (ORPC) today released new, […]

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New Colorado law aims to give some incarcerated people chance to parent from prison

By Kristin Jones / The Colorado Sun Read the full article on The Colorado Sun website. When Pamela Clifton was sentenced to prison for a drug offense in the late […]

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When Foster Parents Don’t Want to Give Back the Baby

By Eli Hager / October 16, 2023 This article is a collaboration between The New Yorker and ProPublica. In many states, adoption lawyers are pushing a new legal strategy that forces […]

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Adams County judge wrongly canceled child neglect jury trial after mom failed to appear, appeals court finds

By Michael Karlik / Colorado Politics Read article on Colorado Politics Colorado’s second-highest court ruled last week that an Adams County judge who wound up deciding a child neglect case […]

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Colorado Celebrates Parent Advocates and Family Reunification

“Together Today, Stronger Tomorrow: A Reunification Celebration” held at the Denver Zoo

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Reunification Celebration honors the people and efforts that help Colorado families stay together

June proclaimed National Reunification Month in Colorado by Governor Polis

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U.S. Supreme Court leaves the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) intact

“It was sheer joy. Beforehand, I was absolutely terrified that the Supreme Court was going to not uphold ICWA,” said Katie Correll.

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Governor Polis Signs House Bill 23-1024 into law

Bill prioritizes and supports kin and relative placements for families involved in dependency and neglect cases

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