(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.
Category: Stay Connected
(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.
(Neurosequential Network) This brief (15 min) video with Dr. Bruce Perry discusses how the pattern of stress can determine risk or resilience.
(Neurosequential Network) Brain activity shifts in response to external stimuli, like stress. Find out how your capacity to meet the moment depends on ability to regulate. Dr. Perry explains.
(Psychology Today) The pandemic toolkit parents need right now, complete with 8 expert tips from Dr. Bruce Perry.
(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.
(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.
(From The Journal Times) The current number of children placed in out-of-home care daily is 209. Racine County officials credit work to create several different initiatives during those difficult days of 2017 as leading to such a decrease.
(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.
(From On the Table MKE) SaintA received $2,000 to support an event focused on bringing awareness to the barriers young adults face when they age out of foster care, such as acquiring housing and employment. The event will include a simulation and panel of youth who have aged out of foster care and will invite and engage the community, individuals, … Continue
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.
(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.