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HSN Networking Happy Hour at Brewability Lab June 1  Join your colleagues, along with The Network's board and volunteers, for our Summer Networking Happy Hour.  We're bringing you yet another opportunity to connect--for free--with peers who experience the same ups and downs that you do. The Network makes it easy for you to find resources and support. Come for this casual, drop-in affair and network with others in the human services field, while enjoying snacks and craft beer. 

Motivational Interviewing Basic Two-Day June 8 & 22   This evidence-based approach has consistently shown positive outcomes in dealing with resistance and defensiveness. It has been successfully used with populations where resistance is prevalent, including adults and adolescents who deal with legal problems, substance abuse and mental health issues.  Presenter: Avani Dilger
Trauma Informed Care  June 29 & 30  This two-day training series provides a foundation of knowledge and skill in providing Trauma Informed Care (TIC) to clients of all walks of life. The training focuses on enhancement of knowledge, skill and confidence in direct care providers. It will also provide an understanding of the impact of trauma on the brain, and an overview of trauma's impact on the process of change.  Presenter: Melinda Marasch

See all planned HSN events on our Event Calendar


"We've been really impressed by the quality of the workshops that The Network provides; they are our go-to resource for training VOA staff."  Brenton Hutson, Volunteers of America

"Yesterday’s training was awesome! We received very positive reviews from all 23 of our staff in attendance."  David Scalia, Rocky Mountain Human Services

"I think the Network is absolutely on the right track. Trainings continue to be diverse both in content and length... love that there are lunch and learns AND longer form trainings. They bring in nationally recognized experts and providers and are relevant to the ever changing landscape of human services.   Anon. from Annual Survey

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Family Resource Center Association (FRCA), in collaboration with OMNI Institute and the University of Colorado, Boulder, recently had a study published that validates the reliability of the Colorado Family Support Assessment 2.0 (CFSA 2.0), a tool that can be used by family support professionals for managing cases and measuring progress.  The results of the study indicate that with training, staff members are able to use the CFSA 2.0 in a reliable way to measure family progress.  Click HERE to see the abstract, or download the full manuscript HERE.  Email FRCA's Rachel Shuck ( for information about CFSA 2.0 training.

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