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Apply for the School Readiness and Family Resiliency Educator position through October 11

Join us in making a positive impact on the lives of families in Racine County. Plan, implement, teach and evaluate culturally relevant educational programs focused on school readiness including Positive Solutions for Families workshops at schools and community sites. Collaborate with correctional facilities and community partners to reach incarcerated parents and their children and families […]

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Creating a Trauma-Informed Environment Workshop

Racine County UW-Extension will be hosting the workshop, “Creating a Trauma-Informed Environment” as part of its Early Learning Series. Organizations in Racine County are taking notice of how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as child abuse, neglect, and/or household dysfunction are affecting children and families. Trauma informed practices can benefit families by creating a stable, […]

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Positive Solutions Parent Workshop – Starts October 17

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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Touchpoints Approach Training

Touchpoints Approach Training Begins October 18, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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Register for 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 2017 […]

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Attend a Racine County 4-H Open House!

Do you want to learn more about Racine County 4-H? Join us to talk with club leaders and members, see project opportunities and activities, and learn how to join 4-H. Get the basics of 4-H and dive in deep with your questions about the program. There are two options for Racine County 4-H Open Houses: […]

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Flooding & Flood Recovery Resources

Here are some selected resources to assist those in our area who were affected by recent flooding. Homeowner Wisconsin Flood Toolkit – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coping with Flooding – Wisconsin DNR Resources for Your Flooded Home – University of Missouri Extension Flooding of Private Wells – Wisconsin DNR Kenosha & Racine Counties Recycle Guide – […]

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Touchpoints® Approach training begins April 21, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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Child Support & Family Court panel

Child Support and Family Court FAQ session – March 15, 2017

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 Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. The Child Support and […]

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