Early Learning Series workshops focus on Enriching Family Engagement and Building Stronger Relationships

Extension Racine County’s Early Learning Series will host three workshops focused on Enriching Family Engagement and Building Stronger Relationships. March 24        Joining Family Systems-Becoming Part of the Family April 7             How To Have Professional Conversations April 28           Supporting Children and Families Long Term       Facilitated by: Tina Ginner Melzl, MS, […]

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Child Support & Family Court FAQ on March 11, 2020

Professionals 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 UW-Madison Division of Extension Racine County convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misconceptions. A Child Support and Family […]

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February Workshop – Understanding and Using A Sensory Approach

Extension Racine County’s Early Learning Series will host a workshop on understanding sensory. Bottom Up / Inside Out: Understanding and Using A Sensory Approach How does a child’s sensory engine run? See, smell, taste, touch, hear, and movement – senses play an important role in processing the world around us. A child’s sensory engine can […]

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Registration is now open for the Racine County Networking Breakfasts

Registration is now open for the Annual Racine County Networking Breakfasts. Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2019 […]

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September Workshop – Thriving With Your Spirited Child

Extension Racine County presents “Thriving With Your Spirited Child” Workshop Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive?  If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop that will help you to better understand the role temperament plays in […]

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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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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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