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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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WeCOPE – Workshops help adults cope with stress

Register for Fall WeCOPE Workshops Extension will be offering WeCOPE, an evidence-based program that helps adults cope with life stress. WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health. By managing life’s challenges in healthy ways, participants take better care of themselves and others. ​September 9th to 30th 11:00 AM to Noon Mondays and […]

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Free Consumer Protection Workshops (Virtual Summer 2021)

UW-Madison Division of Extension Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties are hosting consumer protection workshops offered by the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) this summer. All workshops will be held on Zoom and registration is required. Individuals may attend one or more workshops: Tuesday, June 22 […]

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Build It Strong: Child Care Business Foundations Workshops

Build It Strong: Child Care Business Foundations Workshops Do you want to start a child care? Are you a current child care provider interested in learning more about business operations?  Build or grow your child care business with FREE “Build It Strong”  business workshops. The workshops will be offered by Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA) staff […]

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Summer Parenting Programs

       Extension continues to offer a variety of FREE remote workshops.  Our summer schedule includes the popular Emotion Coaching along with new workshops. Programs include: Emotion Coaching – helping children manage strong feelings Creating Consistent Routines – explore a method to maintain routines Discipline vs Punishment – ways to teach our children to […]

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Virtual Film Screening – Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER

Virtual Film Screening Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience In observance of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, please join us for a documentary film and panel discussion about the importance of children’s mental health. This program will reinforce that a positive mindset is essential to a child’s healthy development. View the movie […]

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Addressing Children’s Strong Feelings

The strong emotions of kids (and the strong (or “attention-getting) behaviors that sometimes come with these emotions) can be difficult to understand and even harder to deal with as parents. Strong Feelings is a 6-part video series designed to help adults understand and respond to children’s strong feelings using emotion coaching. Supporting children’s emotions helps them feel […]

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Parent Connect Workshops

The Parent Connect is a FREE weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers to talk with each other. Join us via Zoom to learn about resources and gain parenting skills that promote children’s growth and learning. Each week an Extension educator will highlight a different skill and lead a conversation about how parents can guide their […]

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Encouraging Financial Conversations for the Helping Professions

Extension will be offering a workshop series on “Encouraging Financial Conversations” in March. This program is open to helping professionals in Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties. Encouraging Financial Conversations is a program designed for case managers, social workers, and other frontline staff to help empower clients to achieve their financial goals and manage their money. […]

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