About Us

Wisconsin Family Based Services Association specializes in offering classes for continuing education for social workers, therapists, child care workers, and others. We have been serving in Wisconsin for more than three decades.

Wisconsin Family Based Services Association

Our Mission

The Wisconsin Family Based Services Association is committed to providing education and support for individuals and agencies. We strive to advocate for policies and practices which respect the diversity and dignity of families.

Wisconsin Family Based Services Association

Continuing Education Credits

We are an organization that can provide up to 16 accredited continuing education hours per conference year. Each course provides up to three credits.

Wisconsin Family Based Services Association

Our Pledge

WFBSA pledges to treat you with respect and individual attention.

Wisconsin Family Based Services Association

What We Offer

For less than a fraction of the cost of other conferences, you get various benefits.

  • Up to 16 continuing education credits

  • Ethics and boundaries and other engaging workshops

  • Breakfast and lunch included (no lunch on Friday)

  • Hospitality and welcome gathering Wednesday evenings

  • Excellent marketing and other networking opportunities

  • Great fun!

Board Members

Eddie Tomaich, President

Rogers Memorial Hospital
Director of Residential Services 

  • 34700 Valley Road
    Oconomowoc, WI 53066

  • Eddie.Tomaich@rogerbh.org

Jeff Ferguson, Vice President

Lighthouse Counseling Services

Ann Villeneuve, Treasurer

Waukesha County DHHS

Jen Steinke, Secretary

Northwest Journey-Black River Falls

Tracy Faust

Shorehaven Behavioral Health, Inc.

Erin Schmidt,
Sponsorship Coordinator

Center For Anxiety Disorders

Crista Dawson

Inclusa

Jenna Daniels

THRIVE Treatment Services

Mary Beth Winter

Waukesha County Health and Human Services

Chyra Trost

Wisconsin Community Services

Fred Garcia

Waukesha County Health and Human Services

Montee Ball

Wisconsin Voices for Recovery

Amy Drasch

Northwoods Wilderness Therapy, New Vision Wilderness Program