NOVEMBER 7 & 8, 2019 • PEWAUKEE 

WAFCA Membership Meeting
Convergence and Collaboration:
Celebrating 40 Years of Collective Action
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This coming year WAFCA is celebrating 40 years of unifying our voices and advancing practice to improve the lives of Wisconsin's children and families. Help us kick off a year of celebration by joining with colleagues old and new to reflect on what we have achieved together and contemplate the opportunities ahead of us. 

Membership Meeting agenda features include:

  • Jim Jones, Wisconsin Medicaid Director providing updates on the challenges and opportunities facing health care integration, mental health and substance use treatment and more.

  • WAFCA member leaders on individual agency journeys to advance equity and inclusion

  • Capitol Update, including state and national updates on the Family First Prevention Services Act

  • Linda Hall, Director of the Office for Children's Mental Health on the state of children's mental health in Wisconsin and advancing cross-system collaboration for impact.

  • World Café small group discussions on hot topics.

  • Networking with colleagues old and new.

November 7 - Celebrating 40 Years of Service and honoring Linda Hall

6:00 pm


Reception - come mingle with colleagues and get an early start on your networking

7:00 pm



7:30 pm


Program featuring highlights of 40 years, WAFCA colleagues old and new present award of recognition to Linda Hall


Tentative Agenda in Brief - November 8

8:30 am


Breakfast & Networking

9:30 am



9:45 am


Medicaid on our Mind: Updates on Trends and Opportunities
Jim Jones, Wisconsin Medicaid Director

10:30 am


WAFCA Panel. Leadership perspectives on advancing equity and inclusion

11:15 am


Break and World Café Discussions



Lunch and networking with colleagues

1:00 pm


WAFCA Annual Meeting

1:15 pm


The State of Wisconsin Children's Mental Health
Linda A. Hall, Director, Wisconsin Office of Children's Mental Health

2:00 pm


Capitol Update 

3:00 pm




Deadline: October 22, 2019 (Cancellations received by Thursday, October 31, 2019 are eligible for a full refund.)

WAFCA Celebration Dinner (Nov 7): $50/person

Membership Meeting (Nov 8): $60/person


Contact the Ingleside Hotel, 800.247.6640

Room rates: $109

To book a room, call the front desk. Room block cutoff date is October 7, 2019. 


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