Kelly Dotson

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Jan 10

Grief Support Groups

Groups are open to anyone but registration is required for each group.  All groups are free, except the Healing With Horses group, which costs $50/participant that goes directly to Medicine Horse for the use of the horses. We have scholarships available if needed. Kid and Parent Grief Support Group Ages 6-12 and caregivers Tuesdays 5:30-7 …

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Aug 18

Youth Advocacy and Action Summit (YAAAS)

Hello Everyone, I wanted to share an upcoming youth advocacy opportunity with you and the youth you work with. Several youth serving organizations serving the Denver Metro region have come together to plan the Youth Advocacy and Action Summit, YAAAS! The free summit will take place at the Lowry Conference Center on Saturday, September 30, …

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Aug 18

Building Academic and S/E/B Progress for All Students (Free Webinar)

How do you structure a strong foundation for progress toward increasing academic outcomes and bettering school climate? How can you design a program that reduces referrals and minimizes the need for disciplinary action? Research and practice demonstrate that effective classroom management and student instruction in social, emotional, and behavioral self-management is a blueprint for success! …

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Feb 06

FBA and BIP Online Training Opportunity

Please click HERE to download a PDF.

Jan 20

Secondary Trauma Training

Please see the information below about an upcoming training opportunity called Identifying and Addressing Secondary Trauma in the Workplace: This training is being offered to the IMPACT Partnership to help staff prevent and manage secondary trauma. There is also a session for supervisors to learn a trauma-informed supervision model to support staff. There are multiple dates …

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Jan 12

CSOC Scholarship Program Description

County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Program Click HERE to download a PDF version of this document

Jan 03


Here are some interesting articles about utilizing mindfulness in the classroom: Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers by Patricia A. Jennings How Colorado schools are helping kids calm down – and learn – through mindfulness by Ann Schmike    

Dec 12

The Science Behind Mediation

Oct 21

Role of the School Counselor

Information from the American School Counselor Association (ASCA): Parents, the press, administrators and the general public often wonder just what it is that school counselors do on a daily basis. Gone are the days of school counselors sitting in their office simply handing out college applications, making schedule changes for students who want to …

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