The work of the Juvenile Continuity of Care Task Force has concluded. The Task Force met from June 2016 to June 2017. The Task Force may be reinstated and re-seated, if additional issues in juvenile continuity of care arise in the future.
This Task Force is addressed the issues of continuum of care for juveniles focusing on the transition of juveniles between systems: Youth Corrections, Probation and Child Welfare. Additionally, the Task Force addressed issues related to crossover youth (crossover youth - those youth who receive services connected to abuse and neglect and the juvenile justice system).
- No Further Meetings
Date Time Location No further meetings scheduled
The Juvenile Continuity of Care Task Force has concluded.
For information, contact Laurence Lucero at, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Task Force Members
To ensure balanced representation on the Juvenile Continuity of Care Task Force, the CCJJ Chair and Vice-Chair employ a template to guide the appointment process. Representative agencies and stakeholders are determined first, followed by the appointment of volunteers to the available positions.
Name Position / Affiliation TASK FORCE (POLICY GROUP) Robert Werthwein, Chair / CCJJ Colorado Department of Human Services/Office of Children, Youth and Families Kelly Friesen / CCJJ Grand County J.J. Depart. & SB 94, 14th JD Meg Williams / CCJJ Division of Criminal Justice / Office of Adult and Juvenile Justice Assistance Bill Kilpatrick / CCJJ Golden Police Department Susan Colling Probation Services, State Court Administrator's Office Bill Delisio Colorado Judicial Branch, Family Law Programs Shawn Cohn Denver Juvenile Probation Mike Tessean Juvenile Assessment Center Linda Weinerman Office of Child's Representative Angela Brant Colorado Public Defender Dan Makelky County Human Services Rebecca Gleason 18th J.D. District Attorney Anders Jacobson Colorado Department of Human Services/Division of Youth Corrections Vacant County Commissioner Staff: Laurence Lucero (email@example.com)
"CCJJ" - Commission members
Former Members Position Name, Affiliation Elbert County Commissioner Kelly Dore CDHS, Division of Youth Services Charles Parkins
The Juvenile Continuity of Care Task Force currently has no subgroups
Minutes of the Juvenile Continuity of Care Task Force may be found below under "Previous Meetings."
JUNE 6, 2016
Colorado Commission on Criminal & Juvenile Justice (CCJJ): 101
JULY 11, 2016
Dual Status Youth Initiative Report
Profile of youth in diversion
Profile of youth on probation
Profile of youth in DYC
Profile of youth in Child Welfare
AUGUST 8, 2016
Study of Youth with High Behavioral Health Needs in Colorado
Juvenile Assessment Centers
Assessments at the Division of Youth Corrections
Colorado Reference Guide: Juvenile Screening and Assessment Instruments
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
Jefferson County Juvenile Assessment Center and Department of Human Services
Crossover Youth Practice Model
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
An Evaluation of Youth Services Trends and Outcomes in Colorado
(Applied Research in Child Welfare (ARCH) Project)
- Previous Meetings