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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Racine County UW-Extension to Celebrate Centennial

Racine County UW-Extension in partnership with Racine County will host an Open House in celebration of 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Racine County on Monday, January 22, 2018, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Racine County Ives Grove Offices, 14200 Washington Ave, Sturtevant. All are welcome to attend, refreshments will be provided, and there will […]

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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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Landscape & Grounds Maintenance Short Course

Offered Wednesdays in February from 8:30 am to 11:30 am, this course provides educational presentations on topics related to the work of green industry professionals.  The location of this training is the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.  Spanish interpretation is available if requested by Jan. 15, 2018. Further information is included in registration brochure:  2018 LGMSC […]

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Taking Care of You Facilitator Training

UW-Extension will be hosting a one-day Taking Care of You Facilitator Training on January 9, 2018 in Racine County. Taking Care of You is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care […]

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Family Connections Workshop starts February 13

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, February 13, 2018. The Family Connections curriculum and materials were developed for early care and education staff to […]

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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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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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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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