Denver Human Services will be holding the African American Mini Summit, on February 22, 2014 from 10:00a.m. until 2:00p.m. at the Miner’s recreation center, 4809 Race Street (I-70 & Brighton Blvd.) The mini-summit is a follow-up to the 2013 African American Summit and is a report out and listening tour on the progress made by Denver Human Services to address issues related to foster care in the African American community.
Hello! I am Fabiola andI have been an employee at Denver Human services for over nine years and have worked in the social services field for 35 years. I am the Lead Social Caseworker for the Recruitment Training and Adoption Unit and am I the Team Leader for the West and East CBRT areas. I have facilitated the Spanish Information Meeting and have taught the Foster Care and Kinship Care Pride Training, Foster Parent Recertification Training and First Aid and CPR training to our Latino and Spanish speaking clientele for the past five years. I believe that people can and do learn to do things better when they are given information in a culturally relevant environment and in their native language.
As we start a new year it is always good to look to see what has been accomplished in the year before. In 2013 Denver Human Services made wonderful changes to service delivery through our LEAN process. Denver Human Services Manger, Penny May reported in the agency newsletter that the changes have resulted in significant positive impacts to Denver Human Services customers through increased quality and timeliness of delivery in the services we provide. Some of these changes include: