CAP Newsletter  - January 2018

CAP BOARD IN ACTION!! Here is an update on initiatives underway by the 2018 CAP Board.  CAP Members voted in 11 members to the CAP Board. They join four advisory Board members.

HELP GROW FINANCES/MEMBERSHIP GROW -- Treasurer Scott Olds, RP has taken the reins as our new Treasurer. Board Member Ed Bostick joined  CAP members Greg McHugh and Steven Blakely with starting up a CAP Denver Network. They welcome new ideas and suggestions.

FOLLOW CAP ON SOCIAL MEDIA - Vice President, Jen Hansen, CHHt, RYT, RP,  and Board Member Krista Kimmel  are on promoting CAP Events on social media.  Check us out on MeetUP and Facebook.

GET TO KNOW COLORADO LEGISLATORS: Dr. Reo Leslie, Chair of the CAP Legislative Committee and CAP Board Member Cat Hughes are meeting with legislators to make sure Registered Psychotherapists are held to the same standards as other mental health professionals. If you are interested in helping with an Adopt-A-Legislator program or how to maintain the right to practice as Registered Psychotherapists, contact Cat or Dr. Leslie via our website

LEARN HOW STATE REGULATIONS IMPACT RIGHT TO PRACTICE: CAP Treasurer Scott Olds, RP, Vice President Jen Hansen, CHHt, RYT, RP, and Board Member Ed Bostick work with CAP Advisory Board member Jim Carr, Esquire, to share information on how to stay current with mental health regulatory requirements. Scott and Jen are compiling material for maintaining professional mental health practices and complying with Colorado regulations. President Carol O’Dowd attends the meetings of the DORA Board of Registered Psychotherapists and hopes you will join her. 

 USE CAP WEBSITE TO PROMOTE YOUR PRACTICE: Jen Hansen, CAP Webmaster, has set up a website that serves our members as well as the association. Check it out for latest information. Vicki’s current project is to add features that will promote member practices.  If you have suggestions or want to help, contact Jen at

ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE – SEPTEMBER 15-16  WITH INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS   A big thank you to CAP Advisory Board Member Betty Cannon who led efforts to put together an exciting package of two days of workshops with keynote speakers – Pat Ogden and Deboroah Bowman.  Be sure and go to the website to register and take advantage of the member registration rate.


Secretary Melissa Ryan is keeping an accurate record of our meetings and events.  

Board Member Judith Miller, Ph.D. and Advisory Board Member Dr. Carol Ann Watson, are informing students of the substantive work of Registered Psychotherapists. 

Advisory Board Member Jim Carr, Esquire provides legal analysis and updates for us to post for CAP members to access.

Board Members Karin Dremel and Kate Thompson supported Advisory Board Member Betty Cannon with confirming a full year of speakers for Boulder CAP Network. 

On behalf of the CAP Board, we hope you join us at one of our CAP Network meetings on Feb. 6 or Feb. 15.    President/Ex.Dir., Carol O’Dowd, MPA, M.Div., RP

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