Laura Solomon is the Division of Child Welfare Intake Administrator for the state of Colorado. In Laura’s current position she is responsible for overseeing child welfare practice from the first call to the decision to open a case or close an assessment. Laura is also responsible for the rollout of the Colorado Family Safety and Risk assessment tools and Differential Response. Prior to her role with the state of Colorado, Laura was a county intake supervisor and oversaw direct county practice that included piloting the Differential Response model for Colorado. Laura believes that collaboration can create opportunities for children and families and working together with stakeholders can enhance outcomes.