Author Archives: Michelle Sieg, Director of Marketing and Communications

SaintA June/July Foster Parent Newsletter

(GrowHope.net) When it comes to providing care for foster kids in Wisconsin, our licensed parents are nothing short of exceptional. Here’s the June/July Newsletter recently sent to their in-boxes.

Gift from Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation Creates Healing Bridge

The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation has awarded SaintA a grant to provide telehealth mental health services to some Milwaukeeans hit hardest by COVID-19. The grant enables us to outfit 158 of our clients, who would not otherwise be able to access quality mental health care while Safer at Home, with devices and internet access for one year. “As we face … Continue

COVID-19 Series: Reward Systems

(Neurosequential Network) This video is an introduction to the reward neurobiology and how this relates to the use and misuse of alcohol and substances to provide regulation and reward. 

COVID-19 Series: Managing Transitions

(Neurosequential Network) As we begin to realize the impact of coronavirus, Dr.Perry helps us understand transitions as stressors. And more important, provides concrete strategies to help individuals and organizations. 

Former Foster Youth Have Shakier Foundation than Most

Perhaps some of the most crucial services we provide at SaintA are the ones created for former foster youth. We estimate that at least 1,000 Milwaukee youth have aged out of foster care in the past 5 years – most without the proper support systems to transition to adulthood under the best circumstances. A pandemic like the one caused by … Continue

COVID-19 Series: Decision Fatigue

(Neurosequential Network) Decision fatigue and analysis paralysis can impede the development of creative solutions during times of crisis. A few simple guidelines can improve decision-making and lead to more effective practice.  

Latino Community Faces High COVID-19 Risks

(WUWM.com) Milwaukee’s south side is experiencing a disproportionate number of COVID-19 cases. Will the city’s Latino community face the same devastation as its African American population?

Online Foster Parent Info Sessions

(GrowHope.net) All information sessions for those interested in becoming a licensed foster parent have been moved on-line. Upcoming sessions include: April 10, April 15 and April 24. Call 855.GROW.HOPE.

Why We Need Self- and Organizational-Care

(Neurosequential Network on Vimeo) In this online Office Hours video, Dr. Bruce Perry discusses the need for – and difficulty of – spacing for regulation breaks. A reminder to care for yourself and your workforce.

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