News & Updates

Strengthening Colorado’s Foster Youth Protection Laws

The CPO highlights needed improvements for laws that provide protections to youth in foster care. May is Foster Care Awareness Month. The purpose of this …

An afternoon with the Child Protection Ombudsman Board chairs

The CPO’s Karen Nielsen, Director of Administrative Services, sat down with the CPO Board’s first chair and his successor to discuss how the agency has …

Part Four — One Year of COVID: CPO analysts describe the impacts of the pandemic on the child protection system.

One year ago, as the COVID-19 pandemic settled into Colorado, the Office of Colorado’s Child Protection Ombudsman (CPO) staff sat together around a conference table …

Part Three — One Year of COVID: CPO analysts describe the impacts of the pandemic on the child protection system.

One year ago, as the COVID-19 pandemic settled into Colorado, the Office of Colorado’s Child Protection Ombudsman (CPO) staff sat together around a conference table …

Part Two — One Year of COVID: CPO analysts describe the impacts of the pandemic on the child protection system.

One year ago, as the COVID-19 pandemic settled into Colorado, the Office of Colorado’s Child Protection Ombudsman (CPO) staff sat together around a conference table …