Choice Pass Educational Events

2017-2018 Parent Choice Pass Dinners

October 18th 6-8pm Gunnison Fred Field Center – Start the Conversation: how to be an "askable" adult. It’s not about saying the right or wrong thing, but creating the space to start the conversation. This workshop is being presented by Lorin Scott-Okerblom, MPH, School Health Specialist from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

October 24th 6-8pm Crested Butte Community School – Safe to Tell

October 25th 6-8pm Gunnison Fred Field Center – Safe to Tell


November 7th – 6-8pm Crested Butte Community School - Updates on Social Media – Risks and Benefit for Youth uses. Presented by Dante Velez, GCSAPP youth coordinator and Rob Whiting, Gunnison School Resources Officer.

November 8th - 6-8pm Gunnison Fred Field Center - Updates on Social Media – Risks and Benefit for youth uses. Presented by Dante Velez, GCSAPP youth coordinator and Rob Whiting, Gunnison School Resources Officer.


December 5th Crested Butte Location TBD -Parent Discussion – limited to 15 participants – facilitated by Betty Sue Gurk, MSW

December 12th Gunnison Location TBD- Parent Discussion – limited to 15 participants – facilitated by Betty Sue Gurk, MSW


January 16th Crested Butte Location TBD -Parent Discussion – limited to 15 participants – facilitated by Betty Sue Gurk, MSW

January 23rd Gunnison Location TBD - Parent Discussion – limited to 15 participants – facilitated by Betty Sue Gurk, MSW


March 7th 6-8pm Crested Butte Community School – High potency marijuana and talking with youth about use. Presentation is presented by Jennifer Golick, M.S., L.M.F.T

March 8th 6-8pm Gunnison Fred Field Center - High potency marijuana and talking with youth about use. Presentation is presented by Jennifer Golick, M.S., L.M.F.T


April 10th– 6-8pm Crested Butte Community School - Consequences of Underage Risky Behavior – Discussion with law enforcement, EMS, Fire, and local Attorneys

April12th 6-8pm Gunnison Fred Field Center -Consequences of Underage Risky Behavior – Discussion with law enforcement, EMS, Fire, and local Attorneys


May 8th – 6-8pm Crested Butte Community School – Keeping and building relationships with your teen presented by Kari Commerford, M.A, GCSAPP Director, Western State Colorado University Psychology Faculty.

May 10th – 6-8pm Gunnison Fred Field Center - Keeping and building relationships with your teen presented by Kari Commerford, M.A, GCSAPP Director, Western State Colorado University Psychology Faculty.