Parenting & Family Relationships Classes Available!

Family Relationships Matter!

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is your source of well-researched, quality information about parenting and family relationships. Check out the upcoming classes below.

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Raising Wisconsin’s Children

Connect with other parents. Get practical, positive, research-based parenting ideas. Help children grow.

  • November 16 at 1:00pm OR 6:00pm: Families + Screens
  • December 21 at 1:00pm OR 6:00pm: Strengthen Family Bonds Through Traditions

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision-making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems.

  • October 30 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm
  • November 6 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm
  • November 13 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm
  • November 20 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm
  • November 27 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm
  • December 4 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm

Resilient Co-Parenting

Are you living apart while parenting together? Has the custody of your children changed? Join our classes designed to reduce conflict and support family well-being during big change.

  • November 2 at 7:00pm: Mindful Money Practices
  • December 7 at 7:00pm: Forgiveness for Moving Forward

Parents Forever Co-Parenting

For parents in the process of divorce, already divorced, never married but separating, or with custody problems.

  • November 13 at 6:00pm
  • November 28 at 5:00pm

Focus on Fathers

Connect with other fathers while learning to boost your child’s social and emotional skills.

  • November 14 at 8:00pm: Deep Breath
  • December 12 at 8:00pm: Feeling All My Feels (Put Me in Coach)
  • January 9 at 8:00pm: Is That a Good Choice?
  • February 13 at 8:00pm: Keep Calm and Carry On
  • March 12 at 8:00pm: Sports Star, Rock Star, Superstar
  • April 9 at 8:00pm: Standing Up for Yourself

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

Triple P gives parents and caregivers tools to build strong relationships, manage their children’s behavior, and prevent problems from happening in the first place. Triple P works across cultures and for many different types of families.

Triple P Stepping Stones (for Parents or Caregivers of Children with Disabilities)

  • November 6 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability
  • November 13 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential
  • November 20 at 9:00am OR 6:00pm: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior

Triple P Teen:

  • November 7 at 6:00pm: Raising Responsible Teenagers
  • November 14 at 6:00pm: Raising Competent Teenagers
  • November 21 at 6:00pm: Getting Teenagers to Cooperate
  • November 28 at 6:00pm: Building Teenagers’ Survival Skills

Fit & Healthy Kids

Fit and Healthy Kids is a team of Early Childcare experts from across the United States who offer online training opportunities. Each training incorporates some aspect of Early Learning Guidelines: Birth to Five Learning and developmental standards.

  • October 2 at 7:00pm: Farm to Early Care and Education – Food Education and Gardening
  • November 6 at 7:00pm: The Importance of Process Art Experiences
  • December 4 at 7:00pm: Guidance and Discipline – Mistaken Goals of Misbehavior
  • January 8 at 7:00pm: Early Math Skills for Infants and Toddlers
  • February 5 at 7:00pm: Eat Healthy, Be Active – Eat Breakfast
  • March 4 at 7:00pm: The Developmental Stages of Self-Control in Infants and Toddlers
  • April 1 at 7:00pm: Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Emotions