Colorado State Foster
Parent Association

CSFPA has been supporting foster, kinship and adoptive families in Colorado for over 40 years.

CSFPA is a voice for all foster, kinship and adoptive families in Colorado.  We provide key services to these special families by providing education programs, support referrals, and advocacy.


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Register Now for June's First Friday Educational Experience! 

We are offering this workshop via LIVE Zoom Meetings! Registrations are limited in order to provide everyone with effective support.

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DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, WE'RE OFFERING A REPEAT PERFORMANCE

June's First Friday Topic:

UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIES FOR A PEACEFUL FAMILY

Presented by Roxanne Thompson, LPC


Please join us for a great and practical workshop for foster/kinship parents. The following topic areas will be covered:

  • Behavior management starts with the caregiver
  • Common behaviors foster/adoptive parents see in the home
  • Know what behaviors are a result of mental health issues, poor attachment, misdiagnosis, the wrong medications, etc.
  • What does emotional dysregulation look like
  • Tools for your tool box

DATE: Friday, June 5th

Time: 10AM - Noon

Location: Your home with your device. Works best with lap top/computers equipped with camera/microphone capability; I-Pads, mobile phones. Cameras must be on and participants visible.

Cost: Free!

Register Now

Earn two hours credit in a safe and open environment with other foster/kinship parents!

SAVE THESE DATES FOR FUTURE FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS

  • July (No Event due to Holiday)
  • August 7th


Parents with Altitude

Parents with Altitude is a private Facebook group for foster/kinship parents only.

It is a great place to ask questions, share experiences, seek advice and support in a safe and confidential environment.


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Who is CSFPA?

The Colorado State Foster Parent Association goals:

  • Conduct high quality education programs for foster/kinship parents that address the latest in social, physical/mental health, and developmental needs of children in placement by utilizing multiple mediums in order to truly be inclusive of the foster and kinship parents that CSFPA serves throughout the state;

  • Provide members with resources and benefits that support the entire family throughout placement and into permanency;

  • Advocate for public policy by participating in state, regional and national child welfare committees and task forces that support foster parent related issues, child welfare issues and issues concerning children in placement;

  • Conduct ongoing public relations efforts in order to better educate the community and general public of the needs of foster children and the need for foster parents including foster parent recruitment;

  • Develop strong community partnerships that support the association’s objectives and programs and target population.


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