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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Colorado SART Institute

CCASA partners annually with the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) to host the Colorado SART Institute. The SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) Institute features a focus on Colorado-based best practices and innovations in sexual assault collaborations and response. The Institute is ideal for both new and established teams.

2016 Colorado SART Institute
SART-sm**New Date and Location**

Monday, August 29th, 2016

8am – 5pm

Tivoli Student Union, Auraria Campus

Turnhall Room

900 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO


Topics at the 2016 Institute will include:

  • Medical Reporting
  • Working with Trans Survivors of Sexual Assault
  • Innovating Trends in Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault Testing
  • 2016 Policy Session Issues Impacting SARTs
  • Forensic Experiential Trauma Interviewing ( FETI )
  • And more!

View the 2015 agenda here!


CCASA Member Scholarships

Scholarships are available for CCASA members and their SARTs ONLY.  Please complete this scholarship form prior to registration, if you wish to be considered for an individual or team scholarship.  If you are unsure about your membership status, contact Rosa Molina at

Individual Travel Scholarship

The Individual Scholarship may be awarded to a CCASA member from an agency or individual membership and may reimburse members for all or a portion of costs related to mileage and/or lodging* with no fee for registration. There are limited Individual Scholarships available, and they will be awarded on a “first-come, first-served” basis. For more information, contact Agueda Morgan at

SART Team Travel Scholarship

The SART Team Scholarship may be awarded to a developed or developing Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) that includes at least one member who is also a CCASA Member (agency or individual).  The Team Scholarship will reimburse 4 members of a SART for all or a portion of costs related to mileage and/or lodging* with no fee for registration. There are limited Team Scholarships available, and they will be awarded on a “first-come, first-served” basis.

*Note regarding lodging

CCASA is not providing a host hotel this year.  Attendees in need of lodging are required to make their own arraignments at a hotel of their choosing.  To make this easier for folks not familiar with the Denver/Metro area, our Policy Intern has created a short list of hotels within 5 miles of downtown Denver that offer rooms at a rate in line with the federal lodging reimbursement limit for Denver which is $163 per night maximum.  Reminder, this is a list of possible hotels and CCASA does not endorse any specific hotel.

Aloft Denver Downtown, 800 15th St, Denver, CO 80202, (303) 623-3063

Days Inn Denver Downtown 930 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218 (303) 813-8000

11th Avenue Hotel and Hostel 1112 Broadway St, Denver, CO 80203 (303) 894-0529

The ART Hotel 1201 Broadway St, Denver, CO 80203 (303) 572-8000

Capitol Hill Mansion Bed and Breakfast 1207 Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203 (303) 839-5221

Ramada Denver Downtown 1150 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218 (303) 831-7700

La Quinta Inn Denver Central 3500 Park Ave W, Denver, CO 80216 (303) 458-1222

Hampton Inn and Suites Denver Downtown (Slightly above Federal Lodging Reimbursement Limits) 550 15th St Denver, CO (303) 623-5900

Warwick Denver Hotel (Slightly above Federal Lodging Reimbursement Limits)1776 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203 (303) 861-2000

Applying for a Scholarship

1) You must be a CCASA member. Fill out the scholarship form prior to registering.

2) Scholarships are given on a rolling basis, and are limited.  Register early!!

SART scholarship button


Step 1: Registration Form

Registration is now closed.  Please contact Agueda Morgan at with any questions or concerns.  Thank you.

Step 2: Payment Information

Cost for SART Institute: The Colorado SART Institute is FREE for CCASA Members!

NON-MEMBERS: $50 per person OR $150 for a team of 4 multidisciplinary professionals.

CCASA Member Benefits:  CCASA members and their SARTs may apply for travel scholarships for the Colorado SART Institute that cover costs related to:  lodging and/or mileage. SEE ABOVE.


SART Institute Registration (select one)


Cancellation/Refund Policy: 
Cancellations must be received at least one week prior to the event scheduled date to receive a refund.  A $5 processing fee will be deducted from the total refund.  To request a cancellation, please email: