Christa Doty

Christa Doty

Senior Program Associate


child welfare

Professional Biography

Christa’s energy comes from interacting with people and systems to help them realize their full potential. By connecting the dots and building relationships, she finds new ways to solve old challenges. Her work at the Butler Institute centers on building knowledge and skills for child- and family-serving agencies.

Christa applies her extensive past child welfare experience and relationship skills to coaching, supervision and training for both individuals and systems. She helps them use their strengths to generate exciting ideas that will move organizations and missions forward. Whether in person or through the curricula she designs, she excels at creating environments where courageous conversations can occur. She likes to inspire growth by helping people achieve “lightbulb” moments that help them create a better future.

When not at work, you can find Christa in her garden pulling weeds, taking her aunt duties seriously, enjoying Colorado’s vast park system with her dog, or traveling to some exotic locale with family and friends.


BA, University of Puget Sound

MSW, University of Denver

Licensure / Accreditations