(Psychology Today) The pandemic toolkit parents need right now, complete with 8 expert tips from Dr. Bruce Perry.
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(Neurosequential Network) Emotional contagion describes how social beings need their clans. But what if we can’t be with our clan because of physical distancing. Dr. Perry offers leadership advice.
(WUWM Beats Me) Dwayne Marks, VP of Child and Family Well-Being and Kenyatta Sinclair, VP of Equity and Talent Development provided insight on Generational Trauma.
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 →
(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.
(Corporate.Kohls.com) Kohl’s is giving more than $500,000 in grants to local organizations who serve families in the areas of health/wellness, art/culture and social services. SaintA is proud to be among the 25 recipients.
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families today named the 2019 Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Award winners. SaintA family, Chris and Wendy Attoe among the winners.
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 →
(Taylor & Francis Online) A recently released journal article outlines findings significant to child welfare case management in Milwaukee and potentially throughout Wisconsin. (Free Abstract)
(From NBA.com) SaintA was among 15 nonprofits to receive more than $300,00o in funding from the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation. Funds will go to youth programs for those who have aged out of foster care.
(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.
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 →
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 →
(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.
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 →