Raising a Thinking Child

Do you want your child to succeed in school, make friends, and treat others with respect? 

“Raising a Thinking Child” helps you teach young children how to solve problems and resolve daily conflicts. Richland County families have found this program improves communication in the entire family, resulting in “less yelling” and “happier” families. The program will also help shy children to become more assertive and impulsive children to cope with frustration when things don’t go their way. The skills children learn through this program can prevent and reduce early behaviors that predict later “bigger kid” problems in adolescence.

Raising a Thinking Child offers special dialogues, games, and activities to respond to children’s problems in a new way—a way that will produce mentally healthy, self-confident, and socially responsible children!

Register today for the Raising a Thinking Child program presented by UW-Madison Division of Extension.  Join us Thursdays, January 30 through March 6, from 2:00-3:00pm, at Willow Valley Church in Ithaca. There is a $25.00 registration fee per family for this class that covers the cost of the workbook. (Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Simply ask for a scholarship and the course is free, no questions asked.)  Free childcare, weekly gift-card door prizes, and snacks will be provided, thanks to the Ithaca PTSO, and a generous grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation. This course can be presented in Spanish or other languages for English Language Limited participants.

Get more information or register for this workshop online at https://go.wisc.edu/o4m91l or by contacting Chelsea Wunnicke, Extension Educator, Richland County, Chelsea.wunnicke@wisc.edu; 608-647-6148.

Registration forms may be found online at https://go.wisc.edu/o4m91l, or print and send in these: