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Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Series Available: Family Transitions

For parents who are experiencing personal distress from separation or divorce, which is impacting on or complicating their parenting. Saturdays: September 24th, October 8th, and October 22nd, 2022 9:00am – 12:30pm via Zoom This is a 3-session series. Participants must attend all three sessions. Registration is required and is free while grant funding lasts. Please […]

Compassionate care tip: Ask for help

Compassionate Care: Ask for Help

Asking for help is a critical skill that leaders should model. When we ask for help and support we are strengthening our relationships; we show that we value and respect the people we reach out to. Things to consider: Create a safe environment that supports asking for help. Leaning on each other for help can […]


Practicing the Pause

Practicing the Pause is a weekly, 30-minute virtual space to practice a variety of techniques to calm your mind and body, decrease stress, and increase self-awareness and resiliency. We’ll practice holding space while also practicing skills such as deep breathing, guided imagery, gentle stretching, etc. We will gather every Thursday morning, from 8:30-9:00 AM. You […]

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Compassionate Care: The Words We Use Matter

The words we speak, print, and repeat matter. What words and phrases do you hope to never hear again? When you are communicating, think about the messages you are sending. Consider challenging and changing: “Return to work.” Most people have been working as hard if not harder than before. It can be demoralizing to process […]


Supporting Families and Children Processing Scary and Violent Events

In the wake of the Uvalde, Texas school tragedy, there are numerous resources for supporting families and children as they process scary and violent events: Young Children Talking to Children About Scary events (English and Spanish) as part of our Parenting the Preschooler series. Death and Grief in Parenting the Preschooler may also be appropriate. Elementary Our Raising […]


Parenting the Preschooler: Responding to Scary Events

Helping Preschoolers Cope with Scary Events We can’t prevent scary events from happening, but we can do our best to know what and how much information our children are being exposed to about the events. Children are often frightened by uncertainty, change, and adult emotional responses. The following tips help children cope during scary times: […]

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Compassionate Care: Empowerment

Empowerment, defined as, “the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights,” is a foundational idea in trauma-informed care. By being intentional about building empowerment within yourself, your family, and your workplaces you will build strength and opportunity to meet the challenges in life. Things to consider: […]

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Compassionate Care: Self-Care in the Workplace

While our workplaces and leaders can contribute to our well-being, it is also up to each of us to actively engage in our own health and wellness. Taking care of yourself leads to better outcomes as you fulfill your responsibilities. Things to consider: Understand company policies and resources. Ask questions so you can fully enjoy […]

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Compassionate Care: Post-Traumatic Growth

The beauty of growth is that you do not have to find silver-linings when challenging events happen. You don’t have to be thankful for the pandemic, but you can have gratitude for the ways that you’ve grown. How have you changed that is meaningful to you? Things to consider: Remember: two things can be true […]


Diversity Affairs Commission May Educational Event

You’re Invited! Please join the Winnebago County Diversity Affairs Commission (DAC)  on Thursday May 5 from 3:00-4:30pm. Heather Quackenboss, Extension La Crosse County will be facilitating a discussion session for our group. Open to anyone to join the discussion or listen. Join us for Mental Illness 101! We, as human beings, are all living on […]