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Southern Child Welfare Training Partnership
School of Human Ecology
1300 Linden Drive, Suite 1103
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-7291
Erik Pritzl, MSSW, Director
Erik oversees the general operation and budget of the program, working on contract issues with the Division of Children and Families and administrative issues as part of UW Madison and the School of Human Ecology. Erik staffs the program's Steering Committee and stays in contact with county agency directors and managers for their feedback and ideas. He supervises program staff and is responsible for program planning and works closely with the other regional partnership directors and state training staff on the development and maintenance of the training system.
Contact the Program Director for any questions about program policies or administration.
Connie Koebke, Training Manager
Connie develops the training calendar for the Partnership. She stays informed on county training needs,state polices and new trainings available and collaborates with the other university training partnerships to develop and offer foundation training. She coordinates offering special skills and topics trainings and works closely with our county partners on county specific trainings. Connie also recruits and supervises trainers for the Southern Partnership and facilitates at our training events.
Please contact Connie for ideas and requests for training topics, to request a training be offered in your region or agency, for questions regarding our training content or who should attend a training, to become a trainer and for questions about curriculum.
Megan Jeidy, MSW, Training Manager
Megan coordinates and schedules regional Foster Parent Foundation Trainings and selected ongoing training for foster parents. Megan recruits and develops staff and foster parent trainers to provide Foundation training. Additionally, she organizes training opportunities for staff on foster care related issues. Through regular attendance at regional Foster Care Coordinator and Supervisors meetings, Megan stays informed on county specific issues and training needs. Please contact Megan to share training topics or ideas or for county specific training request.
Brandi Kelley, Program Associate
Brandi coordinates all of the trainings and meetings for the Southern Partnership. She manages all the information entered into the data base and web calendar and oversees participant registrations and verifications of attendance. Brandi works with vendors on contracts for meeting space and catering, consults with trainers on their training needs and prepares all training materials and handouts. She assures that all the important details involved in putting on a successful training are covered.
Contact Brandi for questions about workshop logistics, to confirm your registration or to cancel a registration, or for any special needs you might have when attending a training.
Elizabeth Diez, Business Services
Liz develops and tracks the agency budget and expenses, does invoicing to counties and CARS reporting, payments to trainers and vendors, deposits and credit card reconciliation.
Contact Liz for questions about any of the above.
James Campbell, Ph.D., Principle Investigator and Associate Dean in the Division of Continuing Studies
Please Contact Jim regarding policies, procedures and administrative issues relating to the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies and the Partnership. His address is Division of Continuing Studies, 21 N. Park St., 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715