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COVID-19 – Food and Financial Resources, Extension Office and Staff Availability

Office and Staff Availability Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, Racine County, and federal agencies, our Extension office has limited availability and access with many staff members working remotely. Extension programs have been transitioned to video conference, when feasible. Call 262-767-2929 or email uwextension@racinecounty.com for […]

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Virtual Child Support and Family Court FAQ

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 10, 9:00-11:00 AM […]

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February Workshop – Equity and Equality through the Lens of Early Childhood Leadership and Development (Online)

Equity and Equality through the Lens of Early Childhood Leadership and Development Early care and education providers are invited to attend this workshop that will explore the important topic of equity and equality. The workshop will discuss how equity and equality shows up in the workplace for early childhood educators. Participants will understand the difference […]

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Parenting Education – Winter and Spring 2021

Many parents appreciated the virtual parenting programs Extension offered this fall.  We have created a new menu of programs for this winter and spring which include the popular Positive Solutions for Families workshop series and Emotion Coaching along with workshops parents have found helpful in the past. Programs include: Positive Solutions for Families is a […]

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Register for Rent Smart Virtual Workshop Series (Winter 2021)

Renter’s – Do you want to have a successful renting experience? Join Rent Smart to learn about your rights and responsibilities as a renter.  Upcoming Class Dates & Times January: 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28; 1:00-2:00 pm February: 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18; 7:00-8:00 pm March: 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26; 9:00-10:00 […]

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Save the Date: Child Support and Family Court FAQ

Child Support and Family Court FAQ is an opportunity for professionals to hear about updates and ask for clarification about child support and family court processes and requirements. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 2021 event will be held virtually.  Please hold the following dates and times for the program.  March 10, 2021, 9:00-11:00 AM […]

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More Virtual Parenting Workshops

Attention Parents of Young Children (Ages 0 to 6) Are you looking for new ways to get your children to listen more often? Do you want ideas on how to help your child develop strong friendship skills? Do you want less stress in your home? If you answered “yes”, then the Positive Solutions workshop series […]

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Emotion Coaching Tutorial

This is the first in a series of six videos on helping your child manage strong emotions.   Strong Feelings: What is emotion coaching? (PBTB #84) ***HELP US OUT! – Please take this short survey about our videos: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/…/fo…/SV_6nz6RhzQIpyLrx3***Emotion coaching helps children understand their emotions and the emotions of others. Supporting children's emotions helps them […]

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Workshop – Creating Safe Environments for Young Children

Extension’s Early Learning Series will be presenting “Creating Safe Environments for Young Children” on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM via Zoom. The workshop will provide age-appropriate ideas, activities, and resources to help promote the use of masks and social distancing for children ages 3 and up. The participants will look at social […]

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Fall Parenting Workshops

Extension will be hosting a variety of parenting workshops this fall. The workshops are targeted at parents and caregivers of children ages 2 – 6 years old. All workshops are FREE and will be held online using Zoom. Workshops include: Emotion Coaching – Oct. 6 at 9:00 AM and Oct. 8 at 2:00 PM Block Play […]

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