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Mar 30 2010

RFA: Promoting Policy to Support Suicide Prevention

Mental Health America of Wisconsin and the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin invite eligible organizations to submit applications to be local partners in a grant proposal.

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Mar 29 2010

Wauwatosa Youth Transition Workshop

The workshop will take place Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Children's Hospital of WI (Auditorium, 9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI 53226).

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:29 AM - Categories: Trainings | Events

Mar 29 2010

Conference for Direct Care Workers

The Second Annual Conference for Direct Care Workers will be held on April 30, 2010, at the Wintergreen Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:27 AM - Categories: Trainings | Events

Mar 24 2010

Special Needs Financial Planning in Middleton WI

Troy Blodgett (Special Needs Advisor with Merrill Lynch's Special Needs Network) and Iris Christensen will provide information to help with the financial, legal & social issues involved in caring for a loved one with special needs.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:20 PM - Categories: Events | Trainings

Mar 24 2010

Health Care Reform Bill

President Obama signed health care reform into law on March 23, 2010.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:18 PM - Categories: Miscellaneous

Mar 23 2010

Mental Health Parity Symposium in Janesville WI

You’re invited to a symposium in Janesville with state policymakers and stakeholders to help shape the future of addiction and mental health treatment in Wisconsin.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 12:15 PM - Categories: Trainings

Mar 17 2010

Workshops on Sibling Issues and Training on the Sibshop Model

The Sibling Support Project is now scheduling workshops for 2010.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 4:20 PM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Trainings

Mar 17 2010

Volunteer Opportunities in Media and History Project

"It's Our Story" also needs technology volunteers to lead in the creation of a beta site that will make its archives available in a public, accessible, and searchable format.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:03 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous

Mar 16 2010

WCCF’s Advocacy Camp 2010

The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families’ (WCCF) annual "camp" will be held this year on April 14 and April 15, 2010, at Bethlel Lutheran Church in Madison.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:19 AM - Categories: Trainings | Advocacy | Events

Mar 16 2010

Federal Hiring Event for People with Disabilities

The event will take place April 26, 2010, and resumes are due no later than March 24, 2010.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:08 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Events

Mar 16 2010

1-2-3 Magic Parent Education in Onalaska

The award winning, best selling 1-2-3 Magic program provides practical and easy-to-learn parenting techniques that work for children ages 2-12.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:01 AM - Categories: Trainings | Miscellaneous | Events

Mar 15 2010

2010 Census Forms

People with disabilities and the people who support them are encouraged to participate in the Census.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:28 AM - Categories: Advocacy

Mar 14 2010

New Publication: One Step Ahead

The third edition of One Step Ahead was recently published.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 10:05 AM - Categories: BPDD

Mar 14 2010

Seclusion and Restraint Legislation

Time is running out on this legislative session to pass the Seclusion and Restraint and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) legislation (SB-468 and AB-682).

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 9:10 AM - Categories: Advocacy

Mar 14 2010
Mar 14 2010

Training: Supporting Children with Challenging Behaviors

The training uses a video of dramatic, realistic enactments of threatening confrontations done by professional actors. The learning style includes small group work, videotape, and some physical practice; wear comfortable clothing.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 8:57 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Trainings

Mar 5 2010

Brown County Transition Resource Fair

The Brown County Transition Resource Fair will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at the NWTC-Student Center in Green Bay.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 5:08 PM - Categories: Events | Trainings

Mar 5 2010

APA Invites Comments for DSM-5 Revision

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has released preliminary draft revisions to its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:17 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous

Mar 3 2010

End the R-Word Radio Story

The Board worked with Public News Service to produce a radio story that highlights the effort to end the use of the R-word in Wisconsin.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 3:21 PM - Categories: BPDD | Public News Services Pieces

Mar 3 2010

Estate Planning for Special Needs Family Members (Sheboygan)

Navigate the maze of legal and financial complexities surrounding planning for the future of children with special needs.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:14 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous

Mar 2 2010

Call for PIP and YiPPE Proposals 2010-2011

The Call for Parents in Partnership (PIP) proposals and the Call for Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment (YiPPE) proposals for the 2010-2011 year are on the WSPEI website.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:11 AM - Categories: Grants | Miscellaneous | Events

Mar 1 2010

Milwaukee Walk 4 Hearing

The Hearing Loss Association of America has organized a national Walk 4 Hearing walkathon program designed to raise funds and provide programs and information about hearing loss.

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0 comments - Posted by DAWN at 11:09 AM - Categories: Miscellaneous | Events

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