BIDC – Member’s Profile

Carolyna Smiley-Marquez
Smiley & CO, Ltd. dba Multicultural Counselors
Box 233
Hygiene, CO 80533
Biographical Info
Bilingual (Spanish/English) & Multicultural Services
Affiliations
Instructor, Youth Mental Health First Aid City of Longmont
Disaster Mental Health Volunteer, American Red Cross
Certified Mediator - Employment, Family, Commercial & Construction
Member U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution
Member Morris K. Udall Foundation Native Dispute Resolution Network
Roster Member for Alternative Dispute Resolution, CHIResolution, Department of the Interior
Community Supporter, Longmont Community Justice Program
Mediation and Peace Training, Hopi Tribal Courts
Certified Instructor, Youth Mental Health First Aid
Experience
Appointments:
^Child & Family Investigations: 64 cases for 7 District Courts
^Parental Responsibility Evaluations: 3 cases for 2 courts
^Parent Coordinator / Decision Maker: 8 cases for 3 courts
^Parent-Child Reunification: 2 cases for 2 courts
^Testimony Required: 15 cases for 6 courts
Courts, Parties & Children
^Judges: 35 Judges/Magistrates 19 appointments of two or more cases
^Attorneys: 44 Attorneys with 11 engaged in two or more cases
^Children Considered: 248 children considered, age ranges ½ to 19 years
^Parties Involved: 79 pro se – 69 Spanish-only speakers
Characteristics
^Domestic Violence: 35 cases involved domestic violence allegations
^PTSD: 28 cases involved PTSD diagnosed or self-reported
^Supervised Visitation: 12 cases involved family visit supervision
^Facilitated Pre-Hearing Agreement: 4 cases
^Interviews: 1,339 interviews, in-person, telephone/internet interviews
Credentials/Services Offered
PhD