Welcome to our Calendar of Events!

This calendar includes opportunities for learning and connection from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center, the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families, and several other organizations across Wisconsin. (NOTE: Opportunities from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center are noted with a blue ribbon on the calendar below.)

Find training and event flyers here.

For a complete listing of Regional Events and Support Groups, please visit the Wisconsin Family Connections Center Eventbrite Page.

Find support group flyers here.

For information about Recorded Webinars, Upcoming Live Webinars, Courses, and Conferences, please visit the Champion Classrooms.

Events are added as information is made available to us. If you’d like to share an upcoming event with us, please contact us at info@wifamilyconnectionscenter.org.

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LIVE Webinar–We Are Go for Launch: How To Get There

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this webinar, Jeanette, with candidness, a portion of humor, and a trauma-informed approach, will share practical tips to support caregivers as they prepare to help the teens and young adults in their lives transition into independence and accept adulthood.

Join us and

  • Learn how to assess your child’s readiness and identify areas where they might need some extra support (spoiler alert: it’s probably not just them!)
  • Discover the art of letting go while still offering guidance – because sometimes, the best support is knowing when not to speak
  • Dxplore strategies for fostering a healthy parent-child dynamic where everyone takes responsibility for their actions

Presented by: Jeanette McCrea Willis, aka CCO (Chief Chaos Coordinator)

  • Interests: Jeanette loves God, family, helping others, music, and singing! She recognizes that only God loves her singing!
  • Family: Married to husband, Joel for 29 years strong, and together, parents to four adult children (biological, adoptive/kinship adoptive) and three grandchildren; Best Auntie Ever
  • Leadership: CEO, Advantage Adoptions – OCOC; Advantage Professional Training, Inc.
  • Experience: 25+ years in non-profit management and adoption services; National speaker and presenter, aspiring writer
  • Education: BS, Southern University, Baton Rouge, La.; Veteran, US Army Captain
  • Certifications: Licensed Child Placing Agency Administrator (LCPAA), NTDC for Foster & Adoptive Parents, Ethical Leadership, DE&I in the Workplace, Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Special Needs Adoption, and PRIDE Train-the-Trainer.

Free | Registration is limited to 500 participants. Register for the live webinar by clicking here! Licensed foster parents will receive 2.0 training credits for participation in this webinar. Each individual participant must register separately to receive credit. Questions? Call us at 1-800-762-8063 or email info@wifamilyconnectionscenter.org