This Monthly Alert has the following topics: March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, Training & Webinar Opportunities, CAFE Q&A, DVP Requirements Corner, and Making Connections - Site Visits to learn more about DVP-funded programs.
February was Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and CDHS will continue to address dating violence year-round. The Domestic Violence Program (DVP), together with the Tony Grampas Youth Services (TGYS) Unit in the Division of Child Welfare, support many community-based programs throughout Colorado that work directly with youth experiencing dating violence and implement programs designed to prevent dating violence. Below is a description of one such program funded by both DVP and TGYS.
A new training developed by the the OBH-State Innovation Model team, examines the value and importance of considering the potential role psychologic trauma may have on a patient’s health and corresponding care plan.
Join DVP, Survivors Organizing for Liberation (SOL), and Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) to learn more about the FVPSA requirements and considerations in implementing this policy. You will hear from other programs that have already started working with all genders and orientations including their triumphs and struggles: https://domesticviolenceprogram.adobeconnect.com/pfa50ft8yosq/
Registration is now open for the Office of Behavioral Health Research Forum: "Screening, Assessment and Treatment for Gambling Disorder". The forum is scheduled for Mar. 28, 8:00 am to 12 p.m. at the Morgridge College of Education, at Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall University of Denver.
In the February Alert, DVP is looking for feedback on the RFP and Contracting Process. We also want to make sure that funded programs sign up for the All Gender Access to Services Webinar and take the time to review the recorded webinar for the Needs Assessment Pilot Report.