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    Forest and rangeland management in the intermountain west: emerging opportunities for collaboration
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2006-08) Swanson, Louis E., author; Cheng, Tony, author; Davis, Charles E., author; Fiege, Mark T., author; Colorado Institute of Public Policy, publisher
    Forest and Rangeland Management uses current examples from the western U.S. to examine the principles of collaborative resource management. It finds evidence that groups can be innovative and effective, particularly when they take time to form a legitimate process and share authority. A good collaborative process can help federal land managers, state legislators and employees, landowners and community groups to fashion broadly supported land management policies.
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    Tactics for negotiating agreements through collaborative decision-making processes
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2006-01) Lynn, Jewlya, author; Colorado Institute of Public Policy, publisher
    Negotiation has been used in many natural resource dialogues, including a wide range of watershed issues. According to the legislation authorizing the Interbasin Compact Charter, a framework for negotiation is an essential component of building a lasting model for addressing water disputes in Colorado (C.R.S. 37-75-105(3)a). A negotiation framework has many different shapes, drawing not only from the most traditional negotiation literature, but also from literature on mediation, facilitation, policy dialogues, consensus processes, decision-rules, and information and fact gathering processes. Collectively, this is a body of literature that addresses the need for collaborative decision-making processes to find solutions to disputes between multiple stakeholders. It identifies tactics for participants to navigate a conflict, move from exploration to the development of proposals, and eventually reach outcomes that benefit one or all parties.
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    Connecting Colorado: overcoming the disconnects that lead to health disparities
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2007-03) Colorado Institute of Public Policy, author
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    Systems of care literature review
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2004) Colorado Institute of Public Policy, author; Jefferson County (Colo.). Division of Human Services, author
    Systems of Care (SOC) was developed for the delivery of children's mental health services (Stroul and Friedman, 1996). Given the complexity of services needed, the number of agencies involved in the child's life as well as the disarray of mental health service delivery in general (Grady, 2003), SOC provides a coherent framework upon which to better meet the needs of the child and family. The child and family focus and an emphasis on providing services that are comprehensive, coordinated, community-based, culturally competent and individualized (Stroul, 1996) are SOC principles that fit well with serving the needs of children in the welfare system.
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    Community capacity assessment
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2005-02) Colorado Institute of Public Policy, author; Jefferson County (Colo.). Division of Human Services, author
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    Bio-pharming in Colorado: a guide to issues for making informed choices
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2004-10) Colorado Institute of Public Policy, author
    Making informed decisions about bio-pharming in Colorado comes down to case-by-case analysis of economic-development benefits and health, environmental and market-related risks. Raising genetically engineered crops for pharmaceuticals and industrial compounds often is called "molecular farming" or "bio-pharming." Scientists have envisioned the technology for 20 years, but application is in its infancy. In summer 2004, the first bio-pharm crop was planted in Colorado. The experimental research crop of 2,000 engineered corn plants puts Colorado at a policy crossroads. This paper addresses these important questions by providing relevant scientific information and frameworks to guide decision-making.
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    Living in the Rocky Mountain West, 2025: series preview
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2005) Colorado Institute of Public Policy, author
    The Rocky Mountain West is an area of unique resources and opportunities. This paper introduces a series of six white papers forthcoming from the Colorado Institute of Public Policy. Paper topics include: Water, Demographics, Energy, Governance, Public Health, and Development.
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    Water in 2025: beliefs and values as a means for cooperation
    (Colorado State University. Libraries, 2006) Colorado Institute of Public Policy, author
    The Rocky Mountain West continually faces complicated and rapidly changing water policy challenges. Today, water issues are fundamentally about the people of the West, and the diverse beliefs and values that they hold. To illustrate how beliefs and values are connected to water challenges, this paper highlights the results of two surveys given to 84 stakeholders in Colorado.