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.
View and register for upcoming parenting and family relationships classes here: https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/
Print or share this flyer for upcoming November & December 2023 events!
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
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