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Small Group of CWA 6th Graders Tackled Big Issues

A group of 6th grade girls from Capitol West Academy met routinely throughout the 2017-2018 school year with the purpose of building self-esteem.…

Reflecting on Vel Phillips and Her Many Firsts

As a young girl, I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Vel Phillips. My grandmother worked at the Vel Phillips YWCA, located on North Teutonia Avenue,…

A Committee Committed to Wellness

Work committees provide cross-agency staff with reasons to interact with each other in ways that are informal yet productive. According to Bain &…

A Call to Care: Next Steps

Posted on Mar 14th, 2018 - By Tim Grove, Chief Clinical Officer - 2 Comments

Wow. Oprah’s leading the discussion! This is such an unforgettable moment for all of us committed to addressing the issues of adversity, trauma…

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Event Explores Everyone’s Role in Race, Trauma and Healing

From a recorded welcome by Oprah Winfrey to input from a variety of local and nationally recognized experts, 1,400 people came together at the city's…

Healing Trauma Conference Provides Information, Hope

With sold-out attendance on both days, the Healing Trauma, Healthy Communities conference Sept. 27 and 28 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee…

Case Management Specialty Focuses on Sex Trafficking

Posted on Aug 30th, 2018 - By SaintA - 0 Comments

Imagine you are a vulnerable young girl, with a history of family disruption and abuse, little to no parental involvement, and possible mental health…

Foster Youth Identity: #FosterChat Recap

Posted on Aug 9th, 2018 - By SaintA - 0 Comments

On Wednesday, August 9, 2018 we hosted our #FosterChat on Twitter (@SaintAorg), in partnership with the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families.…

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After 88 days of horror, how does Jayme Closs heal?

(From USA Today) When asked "What's next for Jayme Closs," Adrianne Walschinski from the Clinic at SaintA said it will be a balance between making…

What’s next for Jayme Closs?

(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Trauma informed experts, including from the Clinic at SaintA, weigh in on how it may be possible for 13-year old…

Can the Power of Proximity be Realized in Milwaukee?

Posted on Nov 27th, 2018 - By Elizabeth McLaren - 0 Comments

(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Dr. Bruce Perry emphasized the "power of proximity." But in Milwaukee, there are implicit and ideological…

Conference panelists call for policy changes, more resources

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2018 - By Elizabeth McLaren - 0 Comments

(From Wisconsin Health News) Panelists emphasized the need to commit to change and to rethink policies in order to effectively address collective…

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