July 2018 Webinar Training Opportunity – REGISTER NOW!

Please join us for the upcoming webinar and share this training opportunity with others at your location.

Youth Mental Health Literacy

Thursday July 26th at 10:00am CDT/11:00am EDT

Presenter: Monalisa McGee Ph.D. – Western Division Social Services

WUM Division Staff – This webinar is eligible to meet 1.0 hours of training for the Mental Health & Substance Abuse competency area towards the case management certification. For more details click here.

Please note that we are not permitted to provide CEU’s for webinar training sessions. Webinars are provided for educational and on-going training purposes only.

REGISTER NOW!

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7092797070334199298

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Click HERE to view recording links for past webinars

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Safe From Harm Training – Green Bay

Safe From Harm

Safe From Harm Trainings

  • Thursday July 19th ♦ 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday July 26th ♦ 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Wednesday August 15th ♦ 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Thursday August 23rd ♦ 9:00am to 12:00pm

All sessions will be held at the Green Bay Kroc Center. Contact Whitni Kral via email if you plan to attend, specifying which session.

June 2018 Information & Resource Roundup

Once a month we will roundup a variety of resources, news articles or items of interest we’ve come across that could be helpful in providing services, increasing staff knowledge and/or improving skills.  

The Prison Problem: Recidivism Rates and Mental HealthGood Therapy – May 20, 2018

A Preventable Public Health Problem – Suicide Prevention Is Everyone’s BusinessThe New Social Worker – June 12, 2018

Report: Most Full-time Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford a Two-Bedroom ApartmentRelevant Magazine – June 15, 2018

De-Clutter Your Email Inbox!  Three Quick Steps for Busy Therapists Family Therapy Basics – June 12, 2018

Report:  Rural Poverty in America is ‘An Emergency’ npr.org – May 31, 2018

HUD Plan Could Increase Rent For Some Low-Income HouseholdsTMJ4.com – June 7, 2018

Wisconsin Poverty Report for 2016

There’s a severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas.  Here’s why that’s a serious problem CNN.com – June 22, 2018

Have a resource or article to share? Leave in the comments or pass it on to wumsocialservices@usc.salvationarmy.org and we’ll include it in next month’s roundup. 

Case Management Certification FAQ – Why do I have to do this every year?

cm-certification-faqEach month we will review a most frequently asked question regarding the Case Management Certification.  Keep an eye out for these monthly reminders.  

Question:  Why do I have to complete the Case Management Certification process each year?

Answer: The Case Management Certification is completed on an annual basis to ensure a standard training path and accountability for ongoing professional development. By completing the certification process on an annual basis staff are kept up to date on current trends, resources and interventions related to their position and the individuals served.

As always if you have additional questions you can visit the FAQ section or contact us at WUM Social Services.

May 2018 Information & Resource Roundup

Once a month we will roundup a variety of resources, news articles or items of interest we’ve come across that could be helpful in providing services, increasing staff knowledge and/or improving skills.  

Section 8 discrimination is illegal in Dane County, but some landlords, renters don’t know thatThe Cap Times – April 19, 2018

Kids Count Report: Poverty down, health and education remain concerns Holland Sentinel – April 17, 2018

For millions, low-wage work really is a dead end CBS News – April 20, 2018

The Cost of Childcare in Every StateBusinessBroker.net – April 12, 2018

We must all come together to overcome the opioid epidemicThe Hill – April 25, 2018

Almost half of the US families can’t afford basics like rent and foodCNN Money – May 18, 2018

Where Americans are going hungryCBS News – May 21, 2018

How Can We Help Children Become More Resilient GoodTherapy.org – May 4, 2018

Have a resource or article to share? Leave in the comments or pass it on to wumsocialservices@usc.salvationarmy.org and we’ll include it in next month’s roundup.