CO4Kids Blogs

Coloradans are changing the lives of children, youth and families every day. The CO4kids blogs shine a light on the work being done in communities across the state.

  • Community blog - promoting prevention, inspirational real-life stories, and expert opinions and news from the campaign. 

  • Professionals blog - supporting the people dedicating their careers and lives to ending child abuse in Colorado. 

  • Parent Partner blog -  amplifying the shared experiences of adoptive parents, foster families and nontraditional families raising children and young people who have experienced trauma, child abuse and neglect. 

Parent Partner Blog
Child Welfare Blog

Children and youth involved with child welfare often have significant health care needs. Fortunately, Health First Colorado and the Child Mental Health Treatment Act offer a wide range of services to meet these needs. In order to best serve children and youth in Colorado, it is vital for child welfare professionals to build and strengthen the bridge between the services of child welfare and those of the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and the Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Behavioral Health. 

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Community Blog

This blog post is the 8th in our “Caseworker Conversations” series, highlighting the vital roles that caseworkers play in preventing child abuse and neglect in Colorado. To read more caseworkers’ accounts, as well as those of individuals they’ve helped, click here to access the other posts in the series.

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