Play and Learn with Blocks at Your Local Library

Future Builders, Architects, and Engineers Wanted! Children, Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers of Young Children, you are invited to play with blocks at your local library this summer hosted by Extension Racine County. Did you know that blocks help children to develop mentally, physically, and socially? Did you know that playing with blocks is fun and […]

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March workshop added – Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings

Due to strong interest in this topic, Racine County UW-Extension has added new March workshop on “Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings”, which will be held on March 26, 2019. Children with strong social-emotional skills have greater academic achievement, more positive social interactions, and greater satisfaction in life. Emotion Coaching can help young children […]

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Apply for Summer Family Living Intern Position

Apply Now for Summer Family Living Internship! Extension is announcing a paid internship for the summer of 2019. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2019 with interviews in early April 2019. For more information, please click on the position posting below. Racine County Family Living Summer Intern Position Posting All applicants must be an […]

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Child Support and Family Court FAQ on March 13, 2019

Professionals and volunteers often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes and the Racine County UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. A Child Support and Family […]

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Register for Managing Challenging Behaviors Workshop

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series will present the workshop, “Managing Challenging Behaviors” for early care and education providers. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. This workshop will provide early care and education providers with skills and strategies to […]

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Workshop – Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings

Racine County UW-Extension will be hosting a workshop, “Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings” on February 27, 2019. Children with strong social-emotional skills have greater academic achievement, more positive social interactions, and greater satisfaction in life. Emotion Coaching can help young children learn valuable skills. This workshop focuses on: 1) Increasing child’s emotional vocabulary; […]

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Family Connections Workshop

Racine County UW-Extension’s Touchpoints Project will be offering a Family Connections  workshop series for early care and education professionals. This is a unique opportunity that includes 15 credits of Tier 3 continuing education. The series starts on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The Family Connections curriculum and materials were developed for early care and education staff to […]

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Taller en Serie: Soluciones Positivas

Atención Padres de Niños Pequeños (0-6 años) ¿Está buscando maneras nuevas de responder ante el comportamiento difícil de su hijo? ¿Necesita ideas par ayudar a su hijo a seguir instruciones y cumplir con reglas del hogar? ¿Quiere desarrollar una relación positiva con su hijo? Si su respuesta es “si”, entonces este taller en serie de […]

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Positive Solutions for Families

Attention Parents of Young Children (Ages 0 to 6) Are you looking for new ways to respond to your child’s challenging behaviors? Do you need ideas on how to help your child to follow directions and household rules? Do you want to create a positive relationship with your child? If you answered “yes”, then the […]

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Emotion Coaching Workshop

Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings Children with strong social-emotional skills have greater academic achievement, more positive social interactions, and greater satisfaction in life. How can we teach children these important skills?  Through “Emotion Coaching”!  This 1-hour workshop provides an easy to implement 3-step process to support children experiencing strong feelings.  Help your child learn to […]

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