Child Support & Family Court FAQ

Child Support & Family Court panel 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 […]

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What Makes Your Family Strong Workshop Feb. 28

What makes families strong? Why do some families seem to bounce back after difficult times? Learn how to better support families in times of vulnerability and stress. This workshop is an introduction to the Protective Factors framework that helps parents to find resources, supports, or coping strategies that allow them to parent effectively, even under […]

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Winter 2018 Positive Solutions Workshop Series

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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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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Winter / Spring 2017 Early Learning Series Workshops

Racine County UW-Extension will be offering a variety of Early Learning Series and Touchpoints workshops in 2017. The workshops are designed for Early Care and Education Professionals, parents, grandparents, and other caregivers of children. Workshop topics include: Family Connections – a 5-week workshop series with curriculum and materials developed for early care and education staff […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Checklist Available

Racine County UW-Extension is a part of the Kindergarten Readiness Network of Higher Expectations for Racine County Youth. “The Kindergarten Readiness Network believes that a key element to a child’s future academic and career success is access to high-quality, early learning opportunities.” The network has recently released Kindergarten Readiness Checklist for parents and caregivers of young […]

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November 29th workshop – From Frustration to Fun

The Early Learning Series presents the workshop, “From Frustration to Fun”. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 29th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium (14200 Washington Ave.) in Sturtevant. This workshop provides an overview of the developing brain and how trauma impacts the stress response. Participants will experience activities to implement with […]

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Community Book and Block Party in Burlington

Parents and children are invited to attend a “Community Book and Block Party”. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 4 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library (166 E. Jefferson Street).  Come and play with the blocks, learn how books and blocks can be used to foster early learning skills […]

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Register for Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program to be held at Starbuck Middle School Parents and youth, ages 10 to 14 years old, are invited to participate in the Strengthening Families 10-14 workshop series that will begin on February 16, 2016. Strengthening Families is a family-focused program for youth ages 10 to 14 years old and their parents. Parents […]

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