2014 Colorado Convening on Children Youth and Families

2014 Colorado Convening on Children, Youth and Families (CCCYF)

April 27- April 30th -  Keystone Conference Center, Keystone, CO

Welcome to the 2014 Colorado Convening on Children, Youth, and Families where D&N Best Practice Courts (BPC) and Family Treatment Drug Courts (FTDC) come together to set goals and share practices.  The BPC Teams and the FTDC Teams will meet as teams to set goals and then come together to attend  Plenary Sessions and Con-Current Sessions.  There will be time to mix and mingle and to maintain a table where you will have the opportunity to talk about your practices and hand out literature for other teams to take home.

REGISTRATION    Registration will open on February 18th.
We are currently in the process of adding information to this website and it will be updated as information changes.   This year you will register yourself online through a program called RegOnline. The online link will be emailed to individual participants on February 18th. Going in through this link will allow you to request lodging, register for sessions, and print your registration confirmation.  The registration system closes on March 5th. You will not be able to register for the conference on or after this date.
AGENDA and SESSION MATERIALS   Use the agenda to read about the sessions and access available materials for each of the sessions.
Pre-Conference Survey link: www.surveymonkey.com/s/6XFXNZR
    AWARDS CEREMONY and NOMINATIONS  
The EIP awards salute those who demonstrate in their daily work a commitment to the Safety, Permanency and Well-Being of Colorado families who find themselves caught up in the child welfare court and agency systems.  If you know an individual or team who has been instrumental in building consensus among child welfare stakeholders,  developing programs, or implementing innovative ways to help Colorado’s children and families, you can now nominate them online.        Submission Deadline is March 19th at 5pm.  Submission link
 The STORY STUDIO : Capturing OUR stories about experiences in the Colorado Child Welfare System .... because our stories contain, in a nutshell, the wisdom of experience and hope. In the context of the child welfare court and agency systems, stories from our stakeholders help us to focus our efforts; they often give us hope that our work is meaningful and they inspire us to act and to seek better solutions for the children and families we serve.  They remind us that, in the dark world where children are neglected or abused and where parents are unprepared for their task,  the bright light of success is possible and shines more often than we think.  We know that YOU have stories to tell.  Please consider donating yours; think of it as a contribution that will inspire all of us and energize us to keep on doing everything we can to help children, youth and families in Colorado.  Click the link, schedule a time to record, and help us build the Colorado Child Welfare Audio Storybook!           Story Studio   Flyer    Sign up here         Sample Recording
    SHAREFAIR            Flyer Link 
An event for YOU made by YOU!  The ShareFair will be on Tuesday afternoon, April 29th, and you will be able to fill up your table with copies of any practices that you want to share, whether they are court practices and/or social services practices or other stakeholder practices.  ShareFair   Sign up here
PSC3D Report Challenge!
FTDC team members, your mission should you chose to accept it is to design a report using PSC3D data along with any other data sources you would like to include (anything that makes the data you and your team enter meaningful and useful). The winning submission will be recognized at the Convening and will serve as a model to develop reports for problem solving courts statewide.    
                                          Deadline is April 1st.     Send submissions to jessica.johnston@judicial.state.co.us
 

 

Things you need to know BEFORE you access the registration system to register for the conference.

1. All registration will take place online using RegOnline except for the Story Studio and Sharefair.  The links for Story Studio and Sharefair are located above on this webpage.

2. You must know what 'group' you belong to.  There are four groups.
          BPCT only = you are a member of a Best Practice Court Team and NOT on a Family Treatment Drug Court Team
          BPCT and FTDC = you are a member of a Best Practice Court Team AND on a Family Treatment Drug Court Team
          FTDC only = you are a member of the Family Treatment Drug Court Team and NOT on a Best Practice Court Team
          Presenter/Conference Staff = you are NOT a member of a Best Practice Court Team or Family Treatment Drug Court Team

3.  You must know what judicial district you work in or are associated with. This is for judicial employees and non-judicial employees. If you are unsure of the district, click on this link to look at the districts by the county. District List by County

4.  You will need to know what sessions you want to attend. Use the agenda to guide you in selecting your sessions.  The session descriptions are listed on the agenda but not listed in the online registration system.

5.  VERY IMPORTANT!  DO NOT REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE MORE THAN ONCE. 
We are using an online registration system called RegOnline this year.  We are charged each time you register for the conference, so only click on the REGISTER button one time. Each person will initially create one user name and password to gain access the system.  Once you create your user account, you can access your account as many times as you want. You can make changes to your registration and/or print your schedule by signing into RegOnline.  We do not get charged each time you sign on, just if you REGISTER again.  If you forget your password or user name, please email linda.reilly@judicial.state.co.us to have your information emailed to you.

 

Who do I contact?
1. Attendee substitutions:  margaret.yorty@judicial.state.co.us
2. BPC Team questions: margaret.yorty@judicial.state.co.us
3. FTDC questions: jessica.johnston@judicial.state.co.us
4. Password/User Name reset for the RegOnline system or any RegOnline questions: linda.reilly@judicial.state.co.us
 

 

Things to print and bring to the Convening. There will be free WiFi at the conference center for everyone.
1. Print the conference agenda and bring to the conference.
2. Print your personal schedule.  A copy of what you signed up for online was emailed to you. You can print from the email or sign into the RegOnline system and print your schedule from there.
3. Session materials for sessions you are attending.

 


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