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New UW Extension Parenting Website

New UW Extension Parenting Website

Parents of 10-16 year olds. Are you interested in learning more about what makes your tween or teen tick? Would you like the opportunity to interact with other parents who have some of the same challenges and questions as you do? Check out myparenthetical.com, an online site offered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension for parents […]

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Virtual Book Club Opportunity for Home Visiting Supervisors!

Virtual Book Club Opportunity for Home Visiting Supervisors!

    Announcing a new opportunity to learn and connect with other home visiting program supervisors!   How would you like the opportunity to earn 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) while learning and connecting with other home visiting program supervisors? Zero to Three recently launched a new way for people working in early childhood related […]

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The Power of ACEs

The Power of ACEs

Did you know your childhood experiences affect your health today and tomorrow? The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study – probably the most important public health study you never heard of – takes a comprehensive look at potential physical health outcomes of adverse childhood experiences on us, as adults. There are 10 types of childhood trauma […]

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Healthy Devlopment in Early Childhood

Healthy Devlopment in Early Childhood

Healthy development in the early years provides the building blocks for educational achievement, economic productivity, responsible citizenship, lifelong health, strong communities, and successful parenting of the next generation. This three-part video series from the Center and the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child depicts how advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics now give us a much better […]

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May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month!

May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month!

The Wisconsin Knows: Children’s Mental Health Matters Toolkit is an online compilation of resources that can assist local communities in raising awareness about children’s mental health and promoting children’s social emotional development. The toolkit is broken down into the following sections:   Promote Social-Emotional Well-Being: On this page you’ll find basic tips for supporting children’s […]

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Home & Family Publications

Home & Family Publications

Cooperative Extension educators, provide practical educational programs – based in university knowledge and research-to respond to the local needs of people in their homes, their work, and their community

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Child Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse Prevention

Keep Kids Safe and Families Strong – Become a Blue Ribbon Community Community leadership is critical to preventing child abuse and neglect. You can take an active role promoting child abuse prevention year-round. Since 1989, thousands of people nationwide wear the blue ribbon to create awareness of the need to keep kids safe and families […]

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Milwaukee Promise

Milwaukee Promise

The mission of the Milwaukee Promise initiative is to “fund post-secondary education for graduates of Milwaukee Public Schools.” The project was the result of a 2007 Community Change Circle facilitated by Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension’s Family Living Educator regarding poverty in the County.

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