Author Archives: Michelle Sieg, Director of Marketing and Communications

Pandemic Toolkit for Parents

(Psychology Today) The pandemic toolkit parents need right now, complete with 8 expert tips from Dr. Bruce Perry.

SaintA Offices Temporarily Closed

Effective Friday, March 20, 2020 at 5 p.m., SaintA offices will be closed until further notice. Business operations and clients services remain open with modified delivery methods (see below.) We can still be reached at 414.463.1880 (Capitol Drive Campus) and 414.604.5800 (Summit Place in West Allis.) We strive to stay ahead of public health efforts to flatten the curve of … Continue

National Campaign for Trauma Responsive Legislation

(ctipp.org) This nationwide grassroots campaign will engage congressional offices and other federal leaders in supporting policies, legislation, and appropriations that prevent and respond to childhood trauma and build resilience. 

SaintA Family Honored as Outstanding Adoptive Parents

Chippewa Falls Foster Parents Win Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Award On Wednesday Nov 20, Chris and Wendy Attoe will receive the 2019 Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Award. Join us in Madison to watch these dedicated foster parents be presented with this exciting award. The ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Assembly Chamber at the state capitol. November … Continue

Vouchers Help Former Foster Youth Gain Housing Stability

(From Chronicle of Social Change) SaintA attended a press conference and roundtable as HUD Secretary Ben Carson announced an initiative that offers youth aging out of foster care a path to stable housing within the nation’s public housing network.

Program Seeks to Keep Kids out of Child Welfare

SaintA has an exceptional child welfare program, but a new endeavor aims to keep families out of it completely. The Early Intervention Services (EIS) program, a subset of the agency’s Intensive In-Home Program, is a short- term intervention that connects families with long-term supports. EIS case managers work with Initial Assessment (IA), the government entity that receives and analyzes reports of … Continue

Youth Program Manager Works to Make Services Accessible

SaintA has recently promoted Demonte Dismuke to Program Manager of the Youth Transitioning to Adulthood (YTA) Program. In this role, he will help SaintA continue to support and empower eligible youth who have aged out of foster care in Milwaukee County.“Demonte brings extensive experience with youth services, where he has always put children and families first,” says Angela D’Fantis, Child … Continue

Capitol West Academy has new VP of Education

(From CWAcademy.org) SaintA and Capitol West Academy recently announced the promotion of  Sara Daniel to Vice President of Educational Services. She works closely with school leaders to improve social-emotional learning.

From Bedside Nurse to Family-Centered Caregiver

Michelle Spehr always wanted to make a difference. Growing up, she watched her mom, a pediatric nurse, have an impact on the lives of children every day. From then on, she knew she wanted to do the same.From working in hospital intensive care units to earning her Master’s in nursing and Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP), to being a child … Continue

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