Trauma in Our Community Conference

April 5, 2018

June 20 at the UWM Union, 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee. Join counselors, social workers, clinicians, psychologists, physicians, nurses, and related practitioners as they present trauma-informed practices.

SAMHSA Grant Increases Access to Treatment for Families Exposed to Trauma

October 4, 2017

The Institute for Child and Family Well-Being (ICFW) is collaborating with Wisconsin’s Department of Children and Families and Office of Children’s Mental Health on a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that will increase access to evidence-based mental health treatments for children and families that have been exposed to trauma.

Change in Mind

September 18, 2017

Change in Mind is a three-year initiative supporting the alignment of emerging research on chronic stress and developmental trauma with public policy and community practices.

Family Drug Treatment Courts

This 3-year project focuses on Milwaukee County’s Family Drug Treatment Court (FDTC) program, which serves parents whose substance use disorder is a safety concern that results in the removal of the children from their care.

Project Safe Neighborhood/Welcome and Smart Re-entry

Led by the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin, this 3-year interdisciplinary project is aimed at preventing violent crime recidivism among men who are returning to Milwaukee from prison.

TF-CBT Training

February 14, 2017

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an evidence-based …

New Affiliates Dr. David J. Pate Jr. and Dr. Laura A. Voith Join ICFW

November 23, 2016

Dr. David J. Pate Jr. is a leading expert on low income African-American men, fatherhood, and child support. Dr. Laura A. Voith focuses on violence prevention and intervention, particularly violence against women and children, and implementation science on the delivery of violence prevention programs.

Brighter Futures

February 27, 2016

Children’s Hospital joins Brighter Futures program.