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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Nominate Youth for Racine County Youth in Governance

Do you know of a youth who is curious about or interested in government? Consider nominating them for the Racine County Youth In Governance program! This an opportunity where students can contribute their voices to community issues and develop their confidence, independence, leadership skills, and civic knowledge while serving on one of five County Board committees […]

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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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Attention Parents of Young Children: Positive Solutions

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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Apply for a Paid UW-Extension Internship!

Apply Now for a Paid Internship! Racine County UW-Extension announces a paid fall/winter 2018 internship: 2018 Racine County Community Resource Intern Position Description All applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited four-year college or university or enrolled in a two-year technical or vocational program. For more information about the internship positions, […]

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