Fall 2015 Training Opportunity Announcement Advanced Advocacy Training – Legal Process

10/12/2015 - 8:30am - 4:30pm



Colorado Cross Disability Coalition
Fall 2015 Training Opportunity Announcement
Advanced Advocacy Training – Legal Process – The Impact on Disability

Monday – October 12, 2015


This training provides an advanced education opportunity for community activists or for those looking for additional skills necessary to work in the field of disability services, advocacy, community organizing, the legislative process, and civil rights law.



  • School to Jail Pipeline – What is public education doing to our children with disabilities? Lack of compliance with IEP directives (Individual Education Plan) 18 year old students treated as adults by education and law enforcement.


  • SB 118 – The Civil Rights Bill – How can Individuals with Disabilities recover losses due to non compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act - Impact Update.


  • CORA (Colorado Open Records Act), Disability Accommodation Requests, Complaint/Grievance Procedure.  


  • Estate Planning: Trusts that can protect individuals with disabilities from loss of right to inheritance.



Amy Robertson – CREECLAW- Confirmed

Wendy Schultz – CCDC Member - Confirmed

Regan CCDC Member, Confirmed

Sheryle Hutter – CCDC Member -Confirmed


Location:  GIL Foundation, 2215 Market St, Denver, CO 80205


Date and Time: Monday October 12, 2015 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Pre Requisite: Applicants must hold the CCDC Introduction to Disability Advocacy Diploma or have equitable training and /or experience.


Class Registration Cost


Affiliate/organization cost - $150 per applicant (second applicant from same organization $75)


Non-Member Professionals - not Affiliated $225


CCDC Members – Meet pre requisite requirement and commit to the CCDC Volunteer/Advocacy Team (10 hours in the next 6 months)  No Charge


Certification Criteria: Attendance 8 hr. class, successful completion of the class exam, participation in the assigned site visit (Carr Justice Center) 


Certification Cost
CCDC Certificate of Completion – No cost

CCDC DU (CEU) Continuing Education Unit Certification = 1 credit $25 (Application – attached and payment must be submitted to CCDC by registration deadline) – October 2, 2015  --https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_LQ1M5qM5wlbGpTY0cwREYzbDNxckFEN3lLcEM1d0lCd2Q4/view?usp=sharingannouncement_advanced_advocacy_-_legal_process_10-12-2015.doc




To register: contact Sheryle Hutter (CCDC Advocacy Support and Training Coordinator) by email shutter@ccdconline.org.  Submit your name, email address, phone number, indicate Class Title and Date, and pre requisite compliance and interest in attending the training.


In appreciation:
The CCDC Advocacy Training Program is provided through partnership with the University of Denver, University College and The Rocky Mountain ADA Center.  CCDC sponsors also contribute to the CCDC Advocacy Training Program—for a total list of our sponsors see

Please Note: CCDC cannot provide travel, rooms, support services, or expense reimbursement for class attendees from outside the metro area, however, remote access through teleconference is available for out of area registrants – It should be noted that the teleconference line is a long distance call and charges to the caller. 


Disability Accommodations: If disability accommodations are needed for participation please submit disability accommodations requests to shutter@ccdconline.org with registration information.

Event Date: 
10/12/2015 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Event Location: 
GILL Foundation
2215 Market St.
Denver, CO 80205
United States
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