Illuminating Collaborative Spaces
We foster coalitions and networks to ensure continued progress on policy priorities, identify opportunities to protect existing policies that are serving families and enhance policy implementation and provide support for collaborative changes.
COLORADO STRENGTHENING FAMILIES NETWORK
The effort to embed Strengthening Families™ in the work of child- and family serving agencies of all types has continued unabated in Colorado since 2007 through this learning community for professionals across sectors to stay on top of new research and best practices related to the protective factors.
COLORADO PARTNERSHIP FOR THRIVING FAMILIES
The Colorado Partnership for Thriving Families works collaboratively across the State of Colorado to create the conditions for strong families and communities where children are healthy, valued and thriving.
COLORADO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION COALITION
The Colorado Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Coalition exists to promote effective and comprehensive education, advocacy, and communication to prevent child sexual abuse and protect children.
COLORADO INFANT SAFE SLEEP PARTNERSHIP
The Colorado Infant Safe Sleep Partnership mission is to support families, providers, organizations and policymakers to increase infant safe sleep practices and address related barriers and disparities, through education, practice change and systems improvement.
SUBSTANCE EXPOSED NEWBORNS STEERING COMMITTEE & FAMILY ADVISORY BOARD
The Colorado Substance Exposed Newborns (SEN) Steering Committee was established in 2008 and is a subcommittee of the Colorado Substance Abuse Trend and Response Task Force. The priorities, strategies and activities of the SEN Steering Committee are guided by family voice experiences and leadership. Strategic planning, activity engagement and impact are each data-informed.
The Colorado Hospital Substance Exposed Newborns Collaborative better known as the CHoSEN Collaborative is working to broaden the collaborative to include practice change opportunities related to all substances as well as to focus on additional recruitment.
Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Awareness Campaign Planning Committee
The Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Awareness Campaign Planning Committee works to draw attention to the prevention of child maltreatment here in Colorado through the annual statewide Pinwheels for Prevention® Campaign, which builds awareness for the need to strengthen families during Child Abuse Prevention Month each April.
Strengthening Communications Network
This community of communicators and the Colorado Shared Message Bank is intended to be a tool to help guide the messages used in collateral, web content, reports, talking points or other communications to strengthen families in Colorado. Members of this peer-to-peer community of communicators receive ongoing communication on events, training opportunities and professional development, resources and other opportunities to contribute to the collective efforts supporting children and families thriving in Colorado.