Fostering Futures

Project Overview

8th Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 1/1/2013
     Project End Date: 12/31/2014

Project Goal Statement: To develop a plan to translate scientific evidence about adverse childhood experiences (ACE), trauma-informed care (TIC) and resiliency into practice within systems of care that impact Wisconsin children and families receiving child welfare services.

Award Amount: $200,000

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Laurene Gramling Laehn, CPA, SET Ministry, Inc.
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Casey Family Programs
  • Fostering Hope Foundation
  • Fresh Start Family Services, Inc.
  • Office of the First Lady
  • St. Aemilian-Lakeside
  • Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Lynn Sheets, MD, Department of Pediatrics
Additional Academic Partner: Kelly Hodges, MD, Department of Pediatrics

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Summary Report 1/1/2013 - 8/31/2013

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Casey Family Programs
     Fostering Hope Foundation
     Fresh Start Family Services, Inc.
     Office of the First Lady
     SET Ministry, Inc.
     St. Aemilian-Lakeside
     Wisconsin Department of Children and Families  
     Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
 

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Events
    • Conducted stakeholder meetings in each pilot community
    • Presentations about the project to the Governor's Cabinet, the National Governor's Association First Spouses Luncheon, and the National Governor's Association: Three Branch Institute  
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

Medical College of Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, WI 53226
414-955-8296
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