We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Washburn and Burnett County Community Youth Development Educator Job Posting

Interested in being an Community Youth Development Educator for Washburn and Burnett Counties and joining the Extension-University of Wisconsin-Madison team.  Community Youth Development Intentionally connects young people with community-based organizations, including schools, colleges, universities, local government and nonprofits. (https://youth.extension.wisc.edu/) Please click on the link below to get information regarding the job description and required qualifications. […]

Read More...

WeCOPE at the Spooner Senior Center starts soon reserve your spot!

The WeCOPE (Connecting with Our Positive Emotions) course is a research and evidence-based program from the work of Dr. Judy Moskowitz at Northwestern University.  This program is designed to teach 11 self-care and healthy coping skills to participants over the course of 6-7; 1-hour weekly sessions. These skills have been shown to help adults cope […]

Read More...

Free Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)

FREE Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) Virtual Seminars and Discussion groups for parents and caregivers of children 0-12! (Flyer below) Children don’t come with instructions, and sometimes parents can be at a loss as to how to manage challenging behavior. Being a parent is not always easy.  The Positive Parenting Program is a great opportunity for […]

Read More...

Relatives as Parents Group

Are you raising a relative child?  We would love to welcome you to our Relatives as Parents group.  This program is a partnership with Lakeland Family Resources Center and Extension Washburn County.  Each month we provide a FREE breakfast meeting with a new topic and an opportunity to connect and support each other.  Currently these […]

Read More...

2022 Parents Forever Class Schedule

Upcoming Parents Forever classes are being offered via Zoom. The fee is $20 which includes a Parent Handbook.  All classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. The next class dates are: September 19th, 2022 November 14th, 2022 January 23rd, 2023 March 20th, 2023 May 22, 2023 Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce […]

Read More...

Badger Talks Live…Bringing the UW to You!

Join us for Badger Talks LIVE…  a Facebook Live series intended to pleasantly distract, help you cope and stay engaged during these challenging times. This virtual talk will take place on the UW Connects Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/UWConnects/live Badger Talks features over 350 UW- Madison faculty and staff who are available to give talks virtually around Wisconsin. We […]

Read More...