Cultural Education Series: Elevating Lakota and Ute Mountain Ute Voices

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Like nearly every system in the United States, the so-called child welfare system was built on the premise that people with white skin are superior to people with brown or black skin. These misanthropic underpinnings have led to a system that disproportionately and overwhelming separates families of color. In its ongoing mission to reduce harm […]

Cultural Education Series: Fatherhood Engagement Initiatives

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Like nearly every system in the United States, the so-called child welfare system was built on the premise that people with white skin are superior to people with brown or black skin. These misanthropic underpinnings have led to a system that disproportionately and overwhelming separates families of color. In its ongoing mission to reduce harm […]

Forensics Webinar Series: Reviewing Medical Records

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Merriam Young MS RN CCRN TCRN Evaluating medical documentation and sifting through the jargon to get to what you need to know. Medical records can be intimidating and tedious for any criminal attorney or investigator to review. This session will be an overview of the medical record and what you need to focus on to […]

Housing our Unhoused Neighbors

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Parent Defenders consistently cite housing as the primary barrier to family reunification in D&N cases. Come learn from ORPC Parent Advocate (and housing wizard) Sonia Neblett how you can support your unhoused families and get their children home. Sonia will teach you what information you need to get from your unhoused clients as soon as […]

Cultural Education Series: The Case for Abolition

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Like nearly every system in the United States, the so-called child welfare system was built on the premise that people with white skin are superior to people with brown or black skin. These misanthropic underpinnings have led to a system that disproportionately and overwhelming separates families of color. In its ongoing mission to reduce harm […]

Supporting Parents in Recovery During the Holidays Webinar

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Training video and materials now available: Videos HERE. Materials HERE. The holidays are a particularly difficult time for our families who are separated. Learn tips for supporting parents through spending the holidays away from their children. Join us via Zoom for this presentation on how to prepare for and support parents in recovery during the […]

Challenging Presumptions Webinar: An Innovative Approach to Determining the Parental Capacity of Parents with IDD

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Training video and materials now available. Video HERE. Materials HERE. Parents with intellectual and developmental disabilities are frequently subject to inadequate parenting capacity evaluations, causing many to lose their parental rights unnecessarily. This presentation will illuminate the shortcomings of these evaluations and provide an overview of an alternative methodology used to evaluate parents fairly while […]

A Tapeworm in the System: Countering Colorado’s Obsession with Institutionalizing Children (Conference Makeup Session)

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Training videos and materials now available: Video HERE (Password: Br3ckenr!dge) Materials HERE   Please join us virtually for this rescheduled session from our Conference 2023 agenda! Most of the time when industries want more money from government, they cite their success. It takes a special kind of chutzpah to make the case for more taxpayer […]