Active Parenting and Parenting Wisely – Parenting Skills for Today’s Families

    Video Based Parent Education for Individuals and Groups

UW-Extension offers the following video-based programs in Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron Counties for both individual & group parenting education. All programs are included in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices. Additional parenting and relationship education options are also available. Contact us for more information.

Parenting Your 1-4 Year Old                                                                                                    

Ages: Infant-4

  • Child development
  • Parenting styles
  • Basic home safety
  • Bonding/Play/Relationship Building
  • Parent Self-Care
  • Encouraging Positive Behavior/Positive Discipline

Active Parenting                                                          

Ages: 5-12

  • Brain development/social-emotional development
  • Parenting Styles
  • Relationship Building/Communication/Emotion Coaching/Active Listening
  • Parent Self-Care
  • Encouraging Positive Behavior/Positive Discipline
  • School Success/Discussing Drugs & Alcohol

Parenting Wisely Teen                                                               

Ages: 10-18

  • Brain development/social-emotional development
  • Parenting Styles
  • Relationship Building/Communication/Emotion Coaching/Active Listening
  • Mindfulness
  • Encouraging Positive Behavior/Positive Discipline
  • School Success/Discussing Drugs & AlcoholPrograms are self-paced and involve 4-6 individual or group sessions of approximately 1.5 hours. A $10 fee covers workbook & materials. To schedule, contact UW-Extension Family Living Programs:
  •    Bayfield County 715-373-6104
  •    Iron County 715-561-2695
  •    Ashland County 715-682-7017

Liz Lexau
Family Living Educator
UWEX Bayfield County
Courthouse, PO Box 218
Washburn, WI  54891
715- 373-6104, ext. 252
liz.lexau@ces.uwex.edu
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