Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System

Conference Agenda:

9:00AM10:00AM

Registration

10:00AM12:00PM

Advancing Your Skills in Motivational Interviewing

LAURA SAUNDERS

12:00PM12:30PM

Lunch & Networking

12:30PM2:00PM

Session continued

2:00PM2:15PM

PM Break

2:15PM4:00PM

Session continued

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7:30AM9:00AM

Registration

9:00AM9:15AM

Opening Remarks

9:15AM10:30AM

KEYNOTE: Myth Busting and Hope: How Addiction Science Can Inform Child Welfare Practice

John Harper

10:30AM10:45AM

Break

10:00AM12:15PM

Workshop Session #1

Safety

Admission is not the Mission: Creating Safety, Even in the Midst of Denial Part 1

Lindley Myers and Courtney Smith


The Invisible Enemy

Saima Chauhan


Keeping Kids Safe When Their Parents are Struggling with Substance Use: From Preventing Removal to Reunification

Alisson Burda, Erin Meiss, and Amanda Taylor


Permanence

Family Interaction Panel,

Angie Beerkircher, Brenda Blanck, Katie Day, Lisa Hankes, Frances Macaulay, and Michelle McKeith de Antuna


Substance Use and Abuse: Challenges for the Court in Achieving Permanency

Henry Plum


What Do You Need? Supporting Foster Families and Extended Relative Providers

Peg Cadd, Ericka Copeland-Malone, and Tiffany Meredith


Well-Being

Effective Approaches to Engaging and Supporting Youth and Young Adults

Anthony Alvarado, Douglas Darby, and Nadine Machkovech


The Invisible Population: Addressing Substance Use and High Risk Behaviors in LGBTQ Youth

Robin Matthies


Place-Based Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare

Dyann Daley

12:15PM1:30PM

Lunch and Networking

1:30PM3:00PM

Workshop Session #2

Safety

Admission is not the Mission: Creating Safety, Even in the Midst of Denial Part 2

Lindley Myers and Courtney Smith (must take Part 1 before taking Part 2)


Hiding in Plain Sight: Substance-Exposed Children

John Harper


Wake-Up Call: Teen Bedroom

Sandi Lybert, Ashleigh Nowakowski, and Katie Westerman


Permanence

Keeping Kids Safe When Their Parents are Struggling with Substance Use: From Preventing Removal to Reunification

Alisson Burda, Erin Meiss, and Amanda Taylor


Separation: The Impact of Caregiver Substance Abuse on Siblings: The Importance of Maintaining Connections

Robbie and Kate Bauer


What Do You Need? Supporting Foster Families and Extended Relative Providers

Peg Cadd, Ericka Copeland-Malone, and Tiffany Meredith


Well-Being

It’s Not Drama, It’s Trauma

Myra McNair


Place-Based Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare

Dyann Dailey


Understanding Addiction, Recovery and Culture

Dr. Mark Lim, and Brenda Goettl

3:00PM3:15PM

Break

3:15PM4:00PM

eWiSACWIS Updates and CCWIS Roadmap

John Elliott

4:00PM5:00PM

Youth Panel: Reflection on Substance Abuse’s Impact on the Child Welfare and Youth Justice Systems

Anthony Alvarado, Douglas Darby, and Nadine Machkovech

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7:30AM8:45AM

Breakfast

9:45AM9:45AM

KEYNOTE: Aligning Actions and Outcomes: Closing the Gap

Mike Kenney

10:30AM10:45AM

Break

9:45AM10:00AM

Break

10:00AM11:30AM

Workshop Session #3

Safety

Relapse Planning: Understanding the Addiction

Michael McGowan


Wake-Up Call: Teen Bedroom

Sandi Lybert, Ashleigh Nowakowski and Katie Westerman


What Happens to Adult Functioning and Protective Capacities when Drugs Hijack the Brain

John Harper


Permanence

Building a Village with Safety Networks

Lindley Myers and Courtney Smith


Developing Culturally-Empowering Programming: Treating the Trauma to Address the Addiction

Patina Park


Substance Use and Abuse: Challenges for the Court in Achieving Permanency

Henry Plum


Well-Being

From Roots to Fruits – Generational Family Addiction

Tamra Oman


Tips for Engaging African American Women in Substance Abuse Treatment

Jacquelyn Hunt

11:30AM12:45PM

Lunch and Networking

12:45PM2:15PM

Workshop Session #4

Safety

Drug Trends in Wisconsin

Bryan Kastelic


Harm Reduction: One Step at a Time

Michael McGowan


ICWA Case Studies

Michelle Gordon


Permanence

30 Days to Family Ohio

Mike Kenney


Developing Culturally-Empowering Programming: Treating the Trauma to Address the Addiction

Patina Park


Three Questions: Family Engagement

Megan Baltz


Well-Being

Childhood Traumatic Dissociation as it Relates to Familial Substance Abuse

BJ Nichols


Safety and Well-Being: How am I Supposed to Address Both

Ellen Smith

2:15PM2:30PM

Break

2:30PM3:30PM

KEYNOTE: The Magic Is You!

Tamra Oman

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