In the Best Interest of the Child . . . a focus on the innocents in the opioid crisis

May 3, 8:45-Noon, Holiday Inn, 4601 Calumet Ave, Manitowoc

Hear firsthand from Wisconsin professionals about the devastating effects of the opioid crisis on our families and community. Together we can learn to maneuver through the complicated and often frustrating world of reunification and/or permanent placement options.

The event is FREE but pre-registration is appreciated, plus you’ll find more details about the speakers.  Visit:

Keynote speakers . . . Tonette Walker, Wisconsin’s First Lady; Eloise Anderson, Secretary, WI Department of Children & Families; Elizabeth Hudson, Director, WI Office of Children’s Mental Health; Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, PhD, UW-Madison professor and affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty and the Center for Healthy Minds

Panel discussion . . . Lane Kinzel, Supervisor of Social Workers, Manitowoc County; Julie Ribley, Director of CASA of Manitowoc County; Lisa Quistorf, Superintendent of Two Rivers Public Schools; Jerilyn Dietz, Manitowoc Attorney and guardian ad litem

WI State Representative Paul Tittl will moderate the event.