October 30, 2019 - Incarcerated Parent Education Program

Pajarita Charles, PhD., an Assistant Professor at UW – Madison’s School of Social Work.

Her presentation provided information on supporting incarcerated parents and their children through the use of parenting programs in the corrections system. The presentation will specifically discuss the findings of Parenting Inside Out (PIO), an evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral parent management skills training program created with and for incarcerated parents.

PowerPoint Presentation

Facebook Live Feed


April 24, 2019 - Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Why It Matters and How We Can Help

Pyramid Model Outreach Flyer

One page handout on Helping Adults Help Children in Early Care & Education (ECE) Succeed

One page handout on Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

One page handout on Children in Public 3K, 4K and Kindergarten

One page handout on Children in Foster Care

WI Alliance for Mental Health PowerPoint

Still face experiment video 


January 17, 2019 - Complex Contemporary Families and Public Policy

A presentation by Dr. Lawrence (Lonnie) Berger. Dr. Berger is the Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.




Preschool Development Grant Briefing 

In December it was announced that the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) was awarded $10 million as part of the federal government’s Preschool Development Grant (PDG). DCF Secretary-Designee Amundson and department staff presented about DCF’s plan for the funds and provide input on the next steps.


WisconsinEye Coverage



PDG Flyer

Wisconsin Infant Toddler Policy Project



Maternal and Infant Mortality in Wisconsin Presentation

In March, the Children's Caucus hosted a briefing on Maternal and Infant Mortality in Wisconsin. Speakers included a representative from the National Conference of State Legislatures, as well as Wisconsin-based speakers on African American, rural, and Native American birth Outcomes.

WisconsinEye Coverage

NCSL Presentation

American Indian Health Outcomes

Rural Health

Infant and Maternal Death in Wisconsin

Black Maternal and Child Health Disparities