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Relatives Raising Children Conference 2018

Adams County Kinship Committee

Friday, November 16, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (MST)

Relatives Raising Children Conference 2018

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If you’re raising a family member’s child, you’re not alone!

Thousands of Coloradoans are raising a family member’s child and many don’t know where to turn for financial assistance, information and next steps.

We welcome you to attend a conference where you can gather resources, information and support.

Professionals are welcome to attend the conference.

***Walk up registrations are welcome.

Checks and cash payments only.***

Important Information to Know:

Upon arriving at the Adams County Government Center, park in front of the WEST entrance, the parking lot closest to the mountains. Enter through the West entrance and conference staff will be there to greet you and check you in. Tickets are $15. Walk-ins are welcome, though we strongly encourage you to register in advance!

Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, workshops and access to the resource table area.

Onsite childcare not available.  

For questions please contact Carrie Savage at 720-799-9254 or

Conference Schedule:

8:30-8:50: Registration, breakfast, resource table exploration
9:00-9:20: Welcome message
9:30-10:20: Breakout session I
10:20-10:40: Break and resource table exploration
10:40-11:30: Breakout session II
11:30-1:00: Lunch and activity
1:00-1:50: Breakout session III
2:00-2:30: Conference wrap-up and raffle


Conference Speakers:

Anne Auld, Illuminate Colorado: Overcoming Barriers to Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

Jennifer Richardson, Families First: Helping Our Children Become Emotionally Healthy

Kacie Mulhern, Esq., Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center: Legal Custody Options

Melissa Buchholz, PsyD, University of Colorado School of Medicine: Tackling Typical Troubles: Building Your Caregiver Toolket

Carol Vidaurre, MSW, Community Reach Center: Understanding Trauma: What it Looks Like and Ways to Heal

Maria Madrid, MA, Colorado Gerontological Society: Life Care Planning: Tools to Protect You and Your Family

Bob Wells and Dave Johnson, Chicken Lips: Gratitude

Transportation Resources:

Public transportation: plan your trip with RTD with the following link:

Have questions about Relatives Raising Children Conference 2018? Contact Adams County Kinship Committee

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Adams County Conference Center
4430 S Adams County Parkway
Brighton, CO 80601

Friday, November 16, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (MST)

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