Location and Office Hours

Third Floor
Pierce County Office Building
412 W. Kinne St.
PO Box 670
Ellsworth, WI 54011

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.6766 or 715.273.6770
Fax: 715.273.6862

Staff Contacts

Ron Schmidt - EXT 6777

Children, Youth & Families Program Manager
Carly Ohman - EXT 6772
Kristi Frederick - EXT 6773

Mental Health & AODA Program Manager
Ron Kiesler - EXT 6642

Economic Support Manager
Christina Tuenge - EXT 6795

Child Support Manager
Luann Berger - EXT 6625

ADRC Manager
Heather Conway - EXT 6593





Human Services

SECTION: Departmental Training                              POLICY NUMBER: D-T-02


SUBJECT: Continuing Education & Training     EFFECTIVE DATE: August 18, 2005

                                                                        REVISION DATE(S):




Continuing education and training is fundamental to the Pierce County Department of Human Services' commitment to professional growth and quality services. The Department will assure that mandatory education and training to perform job duties is provided to appropriate staff. The Department will also support opportunities for employees to attend optional education and training with management approval. Such opportunities may prepare employees for change, enhance employee skills, and create benefits for the Department and the clients we serve.


Continuing education and training requests shall be considered on the relevance to the Department’s mission, degree to which it is required for agency compliance with laws, regulations, and program certification, staff time required to attend, and total cost of the request.






Wisconsin HFS Chapter 75.02(79)a,b,c; 75.03(5)(6)

Wisconsin Statutes s. 48.06(2)(b); 48.06(2)(c)