Touchpoints Approach Training Begins September 20, 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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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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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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Register for Family Connections Workshop Series – starts Jan. 31

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, January 31, 2017. The Family Connections curriculum and materials were developed for early care and education staff to […]

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February 22 Workshop – “Thriving With Your Spirited Child”

Attention parents, early care educators, and caregivers of children. Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive? If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop that will teach skills and strategies that will help you and your “spirited” child […]

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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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December Workshop – Little Children, Big Challenges: Dealing with Family Changes

The Early Learning Series presents “Little Children, Big Challenges: Dealing with Family Changes”. The workshop will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant (14200 Washington Avenue, Sturtevant). About the workshop – All families experience changes, which can be difficult for children to understand. […]

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November workshop – Shaken Baby Syndrome

The Early Learning Series will present a workshop on “Shaken Baby Syndrome” on Wednesday, November 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is a severe form of brain injury that occurs when a child is forcibly shaken. It is typical for babies to cry, even when you […]

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October Raising A Thinking Child Work Shop

The Early Learning Series presents, “Raising A Thinking Child” on Wednesday, October 21 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. This interactive two-hour workshop is an overview of the full workshop series. Raising a Thinking Child (RTC). RTC helps parents and early care providers guide children to solve common, everyday […]

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