Extension in Kansas launched a brand new approach of sharing instructional applications through the pandemic. Whereas we weren’t doing face-to-face shows, individuals of all ages discovered webinars recorded by Extension Household and Client Sciences (FCS) professionals from throughout the state to be an efficient technique to find out about a wide range of subjects.
Dubbed as Dwelling Effectively Wednesday, the subjects touched on all kinds of important abilities that empower you and your loved ones to dwell, work, and thrive. The webinars have been held over the lunch hour on the second and fourth Wednesday, all through a lot of 2021 and through the first three months of 2022. The neat factor is that every session is recorded and out there to hearken to in your schedule. Simply go to the KSRE web site and within the search kind in residing nicely Wednesday.
The primary presentation in 2022 was titled, “Dad and mom Information to Social Media.” A visitor presenter, John Calvert, Director of Protected and Safe Colleges Unit, shares his experience in regards to the apps to pay attention to on a baby’s telephone. It was an eye-opening presentation that issues me after I consider my 4 grandchildren, aged 7 to 14. Moreover the recordings there are hyperlinks to glorious handouts and extra sources to refer again to.
There are three upcoming Dwelling Effectively Wednesday shows that I wish to spotlight right now. The three webinars will probably be supplied in Spanish solely. “Connecting Cultures – Celebrating our Variety” is the title of the September twenty eighth webinar. Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena, Household Life and Assets Agent in Sedgwick County, is the presenter.
Visitor presenters from the Kansas Division of Well being and Setting will probably be sharing “Continual Sickness – Prevention and Administration” on October twelfth. The dialogue will cowl the main causes of continual diseases for the Latino inhabitants. Members will be taught methods and efforts that one can do to cut back or stop continual diseases.
The ultimate Spanish webinar, on October twenty sixth is titled, “Survive, Attempt and Thrive.” This presentation, shared by Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena, will assist mother and father acquire confidence of their skill to be a great mum or dad and to realize the abilities and attitudes essential for rearing wholesome, constructive youngsters.
The three Spanish solely webinars are set for 12:15 – 1 pm every of the dates I discussed. I am completely satisfied to share the flyer with details about registering for the webinars.
And eventually, plans are being made to supply one other collection of Dwelling Effectively Wednesday in English in 2023. I stay up for sharing the subjects with you as quickly as they’re introduced. So, keep tuned!
Donna Krug is the Household & Client Science Agent with Ok-State Analysis and Extension – Cottonwood District. Contact her at 620-793-1910 or [email protected].