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CASA Strongly Opposes DHS Proposed Changes

March 9, 2012

In response to the March 3 Denver Post article “Colorado considers easing rules on child-abuse investigations” The Colorado Department of Human Services has proposed a change that would remove a rule requiring that county social workers automatically open an investigation if they receive three reports of child abuse or neglect within two years. As CASA…

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Volunteer Support Group: More than Chat, Less Than Therapy

February 13, 2012

New Volunteer Support Group Schedule

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Parent Support Group for Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

February 6, 2012

Parent Support Group for FASD Children

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Be Happy, Be Healthy: The Health Benefits of Volunteering

February 27, 2011

Be Happy, Be Healthy: The Health Benefits of Volunteering Helping Others Improves Your Well-Being and Longevity Volunteers help themselves to better health while helping others, according to a study by the Corporation for National and Community Service that reviews a compelling collection of scientific research. The Health Benefits of Volunteering study found that volunteers have better…

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Building Positive Father-Child Relationships

February 27, 2011

Building Positive Father-Child Relationships Children should not be caught in the middle of parental disputes and certainly should not be a witness to domestic violence. This is the reason CASA of the Pikes Peak Region began administering the Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time (SEPT) program in Colorado Springs. The SEPT Program is a court-ordered service that…

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Five Ways CASA Volunteers Promote Successful Adoptions

February 27, 2011

Five Ways CASAs Promote Successful Adoptions Hon. Michael Nash Los Angeles Superior Court, CA 2006 National CASA Judge of the Year Reprinted fromt the National CASA Association Website For 20 years, I have been fortunate to work in a juvenile dependency court with an active and vibrant CASA program. One of the areas in which the…

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Lynne Rossman

February 5, 2010

Legacy Society Members Lynne Rossman believes in giving back to her community. This philosophy was surely shaped by her work as a relationship coach through her business, Life Quest Mentoring. We, at CASA, appreciate Lynne’s giving and generous spirit. We are honored that she has chosen to give back through CASA and as a member…

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Brenda (Sunni) Ball

February 5, 2010

Legacy Society Member Sunni Ball describes herself as a late bloomer. She went to school in her forties and received a master’s degree in clinical psychology. For the last seven years, she has devoted her skills to CASA’s Domestic Relations program, serving children and families who are affected by severe domestic turmoil. Sunni is also…

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Josh & Melissa Waymire

February 5, 2010

Legacy Society Members Josh and Melissa Waymire have been members of CASA’s Legacy Society for several years. They are a generous and caring couple, who devote both time and resources to CASA. Josh and Melissa have included CASA in their will. While providing for their young sons, they are also setting a strong example of…

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Tom & Catherine Calvin

February 5, 2010

Legacy Society Members Tom & Catherine Calvin believe that all children have the right to feel safe and have a childhood that is filled with love and laughter. That is why they are setting an example of giving and philanthropy for their daughter, Grace. Tom & Catherine volunteer for CASA and invest generously in the…

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