Caseworkers, medical providers and treatment providers, join us in learning how to create safety for substance exposed newborns

February 17, 2020

Join the CDHS Division of Child Welfare for the Plans of Safe Care kick-off event to learn more about Colorado's collaborative approach to engaging families of substance-exposed newborns. The event will include discussions around multidisciplinary outreach, coordination and partnership to support implementation of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) provisions, and Plans of Safe Care, a requirement of Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA).

Date & Time: Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Summit Conference & Event Center, 411 Sable Blvd, Aurora, CO 80011
Who: Medical Providers, Child Welfare Professionals, and Treatment Providers

RSVP for this free event online.

Areas of Focus:

  • Plans of Safe Care
  • Substance Exposed Newborn Work in Colorado
  • Colorado Hospital Substance Exposed Newborns Collaborative
  • Plans of Safe Care Pilot
  • Plans of Safe Care Rollout Plan
  • Impact of Child Welfare Practice
  • Special Connections Program for Pregnant Women
  • Toxicology Resource Guide

Presenters from Illuminate Colorado, Colorado Hospital Substance Exposed Newborn Collaborate (CHoSEN), Office of Behavior Health and the Division of Child Welfare. Download the agenda.

Lunch will be provided. 

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