Free, Fun, Virtual Conference for Parents

Whether you are a dad, mom, grandparent, foster parent, child caregiver, or educator you are invited to the University of Wisconsin- Madison Extension Human Development and Relationships Institute’s first online parenting conference. Register now for the FREE, virtual Raising Wisconsin’s Children conference: https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/raising-wi-children-conference/

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November – December workshops – Encouraging Financial Conversations

Extension will be offering a workshop series on “Encouraging Financial Conversations.” 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. Participants will […]

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Emotion Coaching Script

You’ve learned a bit about emotion coaching and how it benefits your child.  You’d like to give it a try.  Here’s a guide to help you get started. See @raisingwichildren for more parenting tips.

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Juntos Program begins on October 19 (New start date!)

Families of Middle School Students are invited to participate in the Juntos Program. Juntos, which means together in Spanish, is a program to help Latinx students achieve academic success. Who? Parents and their middle school and early high school youth (6th- 9th grades) What? Participate in a 5-week workshop series focused on student academic success, […]

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Helping Children Talk About Feelings

Helping children label their feelings is the first step in developing the skills of understand their feelings and learning how to express their feelings in positive and healthy ways.  When children are able to identify their feelings, calming themselves is easier. See @raisingwichildren for more parenting tips.  

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Fall Workshop – Managing Challenging Behaviors

Extension will be offering  “Managing Challenging Behaviors” workshop for caregivers of young children. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM at the Ives Grove Racine County Office Building (14200 Washington Avenue, Sturtevant). The cost is $10 for those requesting Registry Credit or certificate of attendance. The registration deadline […]

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Educación para padres – Otoño 2021

Programas virtuales (en Zoom) Soluciones Positivas – Los padres de niños pequeños aprenden estrategias para promover el comportamiento positivo al enseñar habilidades sociales, establecer expectativas y ayudar a los niños a afrontar sentimientos fuertes. 6 sesiones – Miércoles: 13, 20, 27 de octubre, 3, 10 y 17 de noviembre 6: 30-7: 30 PM Establecer Expectativas […]

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Fall 2021 Parenting Programs

Our fall schedule of programs for parents is now available.  All programs will be remote, using Zoom. Positive Solutions for Families (6 sessions).  This is a comprehensive program providing many strategies parents can use to help their children learn important social skills, understand what is expected of them, and manage their feelings.  Wednesdays:  Oct 13, 20, […]

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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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