Virtual Child Support and Family Court Event

Caseworkers, clinicians, counselors, and other professionals who work with families are invited to attend the Child Support and Family Court FAQ.  UW-Madison, Division of Extension has convened a panel of experts to clarify child support and paternity processes in Racine County. The virtual program will be held via Zoom on: Wednesday, March 2, 9:00-11:00 AM […]

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Are you raising Wisconsin’s Children?

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/ Questions?  Contact Pam Wedig-Kirsch at pam.wedig-kirsch@wisc.edu

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Free Programs for Parents and Caregivers – Winter-Spring 2022

Our winter-spring 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.  Choose an afternoon […]

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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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Virtual Workshop – Supporting Children Affected by Parental Incarceration

Supporting Children Affected by Parental Incarceration (Virtual) Do you know a child with a parent who is incarcerated? Do you want to learn how to support the child and family?  The incarceration of a parent disrupts parent-child relationships and increases a child’s risk of experiencing behavior problems, academic challenges, and health concerns. In this workshop, participants […]

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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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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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Rent Smart Fall 2021 Workshops (Virtual)

Rent Smart is a program to help tenants understand their rights and responsibilities in order to have a successful rental experience. The 6-session program addresses a different topic each time including budgeting for monthly expenses, comparing rentals, tips for finding affordable rentals, how to complete an application, positive communication skills, who is responsible when things […]

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Fall Workshop – Emotion Coaching: helping children manage strong feelings

Extension will be offering an “Emotion Coaching Workshop” for caregivers of young children. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM via Zoom. The cost is $10 for those requesting Registry Credit or certificate of attendance. The registration deadline is September 17. View the flyer at Emotion Coaching . […]

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