Community Gardens are an underutilized resource for Extension educational programming. While many communities have community gardens, Extension’s involvement varies. Many times, schools, nursing facilities, hospitals, or private landowners develop the gardens with no input from Extension.
This webinar describes a unique study developed to better understand families in which grandparents are raising teenaged grandchildren. Learn how adolescent development is impacted for teens raised by grandparents.
This webinar focuses on three essential keys to nurture and maintain healthy relationships—especially family ones. The Getting Our Hearts Right program reviews several forms of human bias and provides steps to overcome these so that all relationships can be healthier.
Getting Beyond Skills: Getting Our Hearts Right is based on a new program developed by Wally Goddard and James Marshall, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension. The training focuses on how individuals and family members too often become stuck in negative perceptions.
What does it take to set the stage for an effective intergenerational program? Did you know that the physical environment of an intergenerational program can stimulate or stifle elder and child interactions?
The Building Family, School and Community Connections for Greater Program Intensity webinar focuses on using an ecological model to strengthen the interface between families, schools and communities and maximize program outcomes.
How should we respond in times of tragedy? It is often difficult to know what to do or see. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS, see below for contact information) recommendations are listed below followed by several resources on CYFERnet.
Children and teens are not always kind to each other. In fact, they can be cruel and abusive. The bad news is that this is increasingly a significant problem in today’s society. The good news is that research-based information and practical steps exist that you can use to help both the bullies and their victims.
In response to the horrific events that have hit home in the past decade—including Sept. 11, the Virginia Tech shootings, and numerous floods, tornadoes, and fires—communities across the nation have turned to technology to prepare for future disasters.