Health, Families and Finances

Parenting Education Opportunities

UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Barron County is a reliable resource for parent education.  We offer a variety of parenting educational opportunities and resources.  If you do not see what you need please contact Missy Bablick at 715-537-6254 or missy.bablick@wisc.edu, and we will do our best to connect you with the resources or education you are seeking.

Positive Parenting Program Education

 

Positive Parenting Program for Children 0-12

Education for parents with young children (4-7)

Raising a Thinking Child Classes

Supporting parents through change

Parents Forever (Co-Parenting) Classes

Building Strong Families

online resources

E-Parenting online resources

Other parenting resources 

Financial Education Opportunities

Wellness

Highlights of Taking Care of You,  is a research-based program that offers practical strategies and experiences to help people deal with the stress in their lives. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and their overall health. Each week explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. Participants will consider ways to:

  • Become more aware of the mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health
  • Develop habits that can lead to a healthier person: body, mind, and spirit
  • Respond versus react to the stress in life
  • Discover opportunities in life’s challenges
  • Find ways to bring more joy into life
  • Simplify life
  • Live more in the moment

WeCOPE

  • This interactive program helps adults cope with stress & difficult times.
  • WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve healthy behaviors.
  • Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others.
  • This 6 week program meets via Zoom once a week for 45 minutes.
  • Participants gain the most from the program when they are able to practice skills between sessions

2021 Dates: Series of 6

Wednesday’s June 23-July 28

 Time:    11:30am– 12:15 pm

 Location: Online via Zoom

 Cost: FREE

2022 Dates: Series of 6

Wednesday’s January 19-Feb 23 Or  June 15– July 20

 Time:    11:30 am– 12:15 pm

 Location: Online via Zoom

 Cost: FREE

Register here for WeCOPE

 

Contact Missy Bablick to schedule a training series with your staff, organization, or volunteer group.

Phone: 715-537-6254

Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu

 

 

Pressure Canner Testing and Food Safety

Free Pressure Canner lid testing available

Call for an appointment

Missy Bablick
335 E Monroe Avenue, Room 2206
Barron, WI 54812-1540
Phone: 715-537-6254
Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu

UW Extension Publications – Food preservation

Food safety and health resources

Bridge to Self-Sufficiency

Home and Community Education

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding Health, Family & Finance programming and resources in Barron County, please contact:

Missy Bablick
Human Development Relationship Educator
Barron County – UW Extension
335 E Monroe Avenue, Room 2206
Barron, WI 54812-1540
Phone: 715-537-6254
Fax: 715-537-6814
Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu