(ChildMind.org) Even if your child doesn’t become ill, they may still be impacted by the pandemic. Read about trauma, resilience and how parents can help.
(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.
(WUWM.com) SaintA leaders contributed to a recent story about generational trauma for WUWM with Race and Ethnicity Reporter, Teran Powell. Click to listen or read.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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?
(JSOnline.com) Community organizations like Our Space, a housing org for those with mental illness and/or addiction was featured in this story by Rory Linnane of MJS.
(ChildMind.org on YouTube) Daily video messages from the Child Mind Institute to help parents navigate coronavirus, and the fears and challenges that come along with it.
(Milwaukee Community Journal) This weekend’s special edition is on coping with COVID-19.
(Arrowhead Schools on Facebook) SaintA offers school based mental health at Arrowhead Schools and now also online via telehealth.
(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.
(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 ...
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.