WAFCA serves as the Wisconsin partner for the Great Lakes Mental Health Technology Transfer Center.

With support from the Great Lakes MHTTC, WAFCA is hosting the following webinars and trainings in 2023. Check out our Continuing Education (WAFCA-CE) page to read more and register! 

  • May 2023: Motivational Interviewing Training
  • August 2023: QPR Suicide Prevention Facilitator Training 


With support from the Great Lakes MHTTC, WAFCA hosted the following past webinars:

Harnessing the Power of the Millennial Workforce: Leadership & the Future of Behavioral Health
Presenter: Joy Brunson-Nsubuga, MA, LMFT, LCAS, CCS: RI International
Culturally Responsive Counseling Practices with Individuals & Families
Presenter: Patricia Arredondo, EdD: Arredondo Advisory Group
Collective Trauma, Collective Healing, and The New Normal in Behavioral Health 
Presenter: Susanne HaaseLMHC, MSEd: Mind at Peace Mental Wellness Counseling
Effective Assessment & Intervention for Self-Injury in Youth
Presenter: Jennifer Muehlenkamp, Ph.D, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
 View this WAFCA-CE Desk Guide to find resources for supporting youth facing self-injury.
How to Cultivate the Skill of Well-being
Presenter: Pelin Kesebir, Ph.D, University of Wisconsin - Madison 
Demystifying Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Presenter: Bradley Riemann, Ph.D, Rogers Behavioral Health 
View this WAFCA-CE Desk Guide to find tips and resources for supporting those with OCD!
Building Your Toolkit to Effectively Serve the LGBTQ+ Community
Presenter: Amney Harper, Ph.D, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
View this WAFCA-CE Desk Guide for tips & resources for supporting LGBTQ+ individuals!
Teletherapy: Best Practices for Student Success
Presenter: Lisa Anderson, LPC, CSW, A Healing Place, Complete Counseling Care
A Comprehensive Response to Socio-Cultural Trauma in Children & Families
Presenters: Patricia Parker & Dawn Shelton-Williams
 View this WAFCA-CE Desk Guide to learn more and for tips for supporting individuals experiencing socio-cultural trauma!
Early Experiences Elevate Everything: Early Brain and Child Development
Presenters: Corina Norrbom, Dipesh Navsaria, Abbi Kruse, Rob Grunewald
Psychopharmacology and Alternatives for Mental Health Disorder
Presenter: David Mays, Ph.D, University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry 
★ View the WAFCA-CE Desk Guide to learn more about psychopharmacology!
Balancing Change & Acceptance in Youth Work: Applying DBT Principles
Presenter: Jennifer Muehlenkamp, Ph.D, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
View the WAFCA-CE Desk Guide to learn about balancing change & acceptance with DBT! 

The Wisconsin Association of Family & Children's Agencies (WAFCA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education ProviderTM (ACEP No.6778). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. WAFCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.  

Click here for more information on continuing education hours, accommodations, program concerns, and confidentiality of participant information.

Wisconsin Association of Family & Children's Agencies (WAFCA)
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Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-5939  |  www.wafca.org