An excellent training opportunity for Anu Foster Parents

by Crystal P 8. January 2014 11:23

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being at UW Madison School of Human Ecology presents...

2013-2014 Families and Well-being Seminar Series The Center for Child and Family Well-Being is proud to announce its first annual seminar series, “Families and Well-Being.” Based on multidisciplinary perspectives, the 2012-13 series will explore the physical, psychological, social, and economic aspects of well-being in families. Family well-being is a unifying, common theme among many scholars who seek to improve the quality of life of individuals, families and communities. We are the only UW-Madison center to focus solely on the advancement of multidisciplinary family research and outreach. Our 2012-13 series is designed to bring scholars from multiple fields together to consider what it means to be a “well family” in the 21st century and how the university can contribute to increasing quality of life by improving family well-being. Understanding of families and family functions is changing based on cutting edge research in multiple disciplines. Our goal for the 2012-13 seminar series is to bring that research forward in a common forum and to make sense of it for families and those who serve them. The series will provide both breadth and depth on complex components of family well-being.

Spring 2014 March 7, 2014 // 12:00-1:30pm // Plenary Hall (5th floor, Nancy Nicholas Hall) Promoting Health and Well-being Through Shared Family Meals Barbara Fiese, Ph.D. Pampered Chef, Ltd. Endowed chair in Family Resiliency, Human Development and Family Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 21, 2014 // 12:00-1:30pm // Plenary Hall (5th floor, Nancy Nicholas Hall) Creating Positive Futures: The Secrets of Human Resilience Arnold Sameroff, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Michigan


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Anu Guidebook higlighted in the Children’s Bureau Express

by Rob Edwards 6. January 2014 19:28

The January 2014, Vol. 15, No. 1 edition of the Children’s Bureau Express released today highlighted among other things Strategies and Tools for Practice including the Guidebook on Becoming a Permanence-Driven Organization developed by Anu Family Services and the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW).

Have you  got your copy?  http://www.anufs.org/forms/AnuGuide.pdf

Grief, Loss and Trauma Training by Amelia Franck Meyer

by Crystal P 17. October 2013 11:22
Join CEO Amelia Franck Meyer as she talks about Understanding & Addressing Grief and Loss in Youth Who Have Experienced Trauma Saturday November 9th in Bloomington, MN visit the link to learn more and register http://www.mnadopt.org/docs/af97ec9b633e9ad8f596aa85714f3e8b.pdf

Join Anu at Sounds Like Summer Concert Series in Eau Claire on Thursday, August 22nd

by Crystal P 21. August 2013 14:58

Anu Family Services will be hosting a non-profit booth at the popular "Sounds Like Summer" concert Series in Eau Claire this Thursday, August 22nd. This is your chance to learn more about becoming a Healing Foster Parent, ask questions about how to get licensed or just share your fostering stories with us. We are looking forward to the music and the chance to connect. SLS is held at Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire. Follow this link for more information! http://volumeone.org/sites/concerts

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