Author Archives: Joel Zawada

National Adoption Day: “If We Can Do This, So Can You”

Kristin and Greg Roberts and Alissa and Andrew Getzin have a lot in common. Both couples are foster parents. Kristin and Alissa are both in caregiving careers. And, both families are adopting children on November 19, the day before National Adoption Day. November is National Adoption Month, but November 20 is specifically National Adoption Day. Families from all over the … Continue

Ann Leinfelder Grove on The NEW Look Podcast

Our President and CEO Ann Leinfelder Grove recently joined US Representative Mike Gallagher (R-8th) on his podcast, The NEW Look, to discuss trauma informed care. Along with other Wisconsin TIC leaders, former First Lady Tonette Walker, Vice President of Mental and Behavioral Health of Children’s Wisconsin Amy Herbst, and Library Director at Waupaca Area Public Library Peg Burrington, the guests … Continue

SaintA Earns Eighth-Consecutive International Accreditation

SaintA has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) for a period of four years for all of its administrative and programmatic functions. This is the eighth-consecutive 4-year accreditation SaintA has earned from the international accrediting body, dating back over 30 years. This accreditation is good through September 30, 2023. COA was founded in 1977 by the Child Welfare … Continue

Youth Transitioning to Adulthood: #FosterChat Recap

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 we hosted our #FosterChat on Twitter (@SaintAorg), in partnership with the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families and Courage MKE. May’s topic was on Youth Transitioning to Adulthood. According to our Twitter snapshot on Union Metrics, our twitter chat had nearly 215,000 potential impressions, reaching 38,529 people. If you missed this month’s #FosterChat, you can … Continue

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