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Wise Wisconsin Program Series Virtual Workshops Start Feb. 2

Wise Wisconsin Winter Series 2022 UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Life Span programs help individuals, families and communities transition through the aging process by providing programming, resources and support on topics such as, family caregiving, healthy aging and creating aging-friendly communities. One-hour sessions on Zoom Wednesday mornings at 9:00am February 2nd through March 9th, 2022 Registration […]

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Virtual Child Support and Family Court Event

Caseworkers, clinicians, counselors, and other professionals who work with families are invited to attend the Child Support and Family Court FAQ.  UW-Madison, Division of Extension has convened a panel of experts to clarify child support and paternity processes in Racine County. The virtual program will be held via Zoom on: Wednesday, March 2, 9:00-11:00 AM […]

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Are you raising Wisconsin’s Children?

Whether you are a dad, mom, grandparent, foster parent, child caregiver, or educator you are invited to the University of Wisconsin- Madison Extension Human Development and Relationships Institute’s first online parenting conference. Register now for the FREE, virtual Raising Wisconsin’s Children conference: https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/raising-wi-children-conference/ Questions?  Contact Pam Wedig-Kirsch at pam.wedig-kirsch@wisc.edu

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Free Programs for Parents and Caregivers – Winter-Spring 2022

Our winter-spring schedule of programs for parents is now available.  All programs will be remote, using Zoom. Positive Solutions for Families (6 sessions).  This is a comprehensive program providing many strategies parents can use to help their children learn important social skills, understand what is expected of them, and manage their feelings.  Choose an afternoon […]

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Free, Fun, Virtual Conference for Parents

Whether you are a dad, mom, grandparent, foster parent, child caregiver, or educator you are invited to the University of Wisconsin- Madison Extension Human Development and Relationships Institute’s first online parenting conference. Register now for the FREE, virtual Raising Wisconsin’s Children conference: https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/raising-wi-children-conference/

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Virtual Workshop – Supporting Children Affected by Parental Incarceration

Supporting Children Affected by Parental Incarceration (Virtual) Do you know a child with a parent who is incarcerated? Do you want to learn how to support the child and family?  The incarceration of a parent disrupts parent-child relationships and increases a child’s risk of experiencing behavior problems, academic challenges, and health concerns. In this workshop, participants […]

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Emotion Coaching is a Win-Win

When parents and caregivers use emotion coaching, children’s behaviors improve.  It’s a win-win situation! See @raisingwichildren for more parenting tips.

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Preventing a Meltdown

Acknowledging children’s strong feelings as soon as they are noticed can decrease the intensity of the feelings, possibly preventing a meltdown. Every child is different.  What are the signs your child is feeling sad, angry, or worried? See @raisingwichildren for more parenting tips.

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